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Regulation No. 108 on the right to participate in seal hunting in the West Ice and East Ice in 2012.

Type of law

The Regulation applies to the hunting of seals in the fishery zone around Jan Mayen and in the waters around Jan Mayen - off Greenland's economic zone, and west of Svalbard and in adjoining areas of Greenland's economic zone and the Icelandic economic zone. Norwegian vessels that are authorized to hunt seals, shall be allowed to hunt a maximum of 25 000 yearly (in the Western Ice area) and 7 000 (in the Eastern Ice area). This quota applies to non-lactating seals, as well as to non-lactating off-springs (two of the latter shall be corresponding to the count of one adult seal).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Immediate entry into force until 31 December 2012.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2012-01-30 nr 108: Forskrift om regulering av og adgang til delta i fangst av sel i Vesterisen og stisen i 2012.