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Regulation No. 1107 on regulating fishing for deep-sea species in ICES statistical areas X, XII and XIV outside the jurisdiction of any State (international zone) in 2013.

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Type of law
Regulation
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Abstract
This Regulation sets rules on the prohibition for fishing and landing deep-sea species (art. 1) in ICES statistical areas X, XII and XIV outside the jurisdiction of any State (international zone) in 2013. The Regulation applies to Norwegian vessels. It is not permitted to set fishing-nets deeper than 200 meters in ICES statistical areas X, XII and XIV, whilst it is prohibited to land or discard in the sea dead or dying sharks, and to bring on board shark fins exceeding 5% of the total weight of the animal. Bycatch is only allowed for live sharks. The Fishery Directorate shall instruct cessation of fishing when total allowable catch has taken place in 508 days. It is although permitted to 17 Norwegian vessels to fish for a total of 508 fishing days, except for some fish species and with bottom trawls, bottom lines and nets from 15 February to 15 April within a defined and limited coordinate sea area (article 2).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2013 with validity until 31 December 2013.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
FOR 2012-11-28 nr 1107: Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter dyphavsarter i ICES' statistikkomr der X, XII og XIV utenfor noen stats jurisdiksjon (internasjonalt omr de) i 2013.