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Decree No. 5 of 1978 to regulate fishing and hunting by foreign vessels in the adjacent areas of the Barents Sea bordering the coastline of Norway and Russia.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Decree regulates some aspects of fishing by foreign vessels in the areas described in article 1. Foreign vessels shall obtain a fishing authorization of Russian or Norwegian authorities. The Norwegian authority shall be the Fisheries Directorate. Foreign vessels with a Norwegian fishing licence shall observe certain requirements regarding notification. Licences shall be kept on board and reports be made to the Director of Fisheries (art. 3). Article 4 refers to the Decree regulating fishing by foreign vessels in the Norwegian Economic Zone and recommended rules of the North-east Atlantic Fisheries Commission. Norwegian fishing licences exclude licences to foreigners released for areas specified in article 5. (6 articles)
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Decree No. 5 as at 21 February 2008 and amended last by Decree No. 192 of 2005.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om utlendingers fiske og fangst i et tilst tende omr de i Barentshavet som grenser opp til Norges og Russlands fastlandskyst.