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Decree No. 6 of 1977 relative to the fishery protection zone of Svalbard of 1977.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Decree of the Department of Foreign Affairs establishes a fisheries protection zone with an outer limit of 200 nautical miles from the baselines which have been established for Svalbard but not beyond the limit of the Norwegian Economic Zone as established by Act No. 91 of 1976. The Department of Fisheries shall be granted the authority to regulate fishing in the zone, e.g. matters relative to authorizations and registration, to restrictions on use of gear, to establishment areas for the protection of young fish, and to fixing of maximum allowable catch for species (sect. 3). (5 sections)
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Consolidated version of Decree No. 6 of 1977 as amended last by Decree No. 225 of 2001.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Implemented by