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Regulation No. 1191 on fishing for capelin in 2012 in the Barents Sea.

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The Regulation implements regulations with regard to fishing quota of capelin in 2012 in the Northeast Atlantic and Barents Sea (ICES statistical areas I and II). It is not permitted to do so within 4 nautical miles from the Norwegian coast, however exeption aras are specified in article 16. Norwegian vessels may fish from 23 January 2012 a total of 221 000 tons of capelin in the southern area of 74 N and the western area of 32 E, with the exception of fishery protection zone around Svalbard, and with the limitations in adherence to article 16 of this Regulation. Of this total catch 5 000 tons shall be allocated for research and education purposes. Vessels with purse seine permits are allowed to fishing and landing up to 158 832 tons, and group-fishing thereof is specified in Chapters 2 and 3. The Fishery Directorate may carry inspections onboard of fishing vessels.
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Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2012 with validity until 31 December 2012.
Amended by Regulation No. 193 of 24 February 2012.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2011-12-05 nr 1191: Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter lodde i Barentshavet i 2012.