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Decree to regulate fishing for shrimps by vessels of Estonia in fishery protection zones around Svalbard.

Type of law
Date of original text

Maximum three vessels flying the flag of Estonia shall have access to shrimp fishing in the fisheries protection zones around Svalbard. Also the total of vessels fishing for shrimp in the fisheries protection zones around Svalbard and the territorial waters and inner waters of Svalbard combined shall not be more than three (sect. 1). The vessels which participate in shrimp fishing shall first register with the Directorate of Fisheries through notification. The Directorate may issue further directions regarding registration (sect. 2). Infringements of the provisions of the present Decree shall be punished in accordance with sections 8 and 9 of Act No. 91 of 1976 establishing the Norwegian Economic Zone. The amendment of section 1 allows the vessels to fish for a total of 377 days per calendar year in all the fishing areas combined. The amendment of section 2 allows for the transfer of the right to participate of an admitted vessel to another registered vessel.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Decree No. 728 of 1996 as amended by Decree No. 449 of 1997.
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