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Regulation No. 1296 on regulation of mackerell fishery in 2013.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
The Regulation sets guidelines in the mackerell-fishing activities in 2013. Norwegian vessels are not permitted to fish for mackerell in 2013, however exception is made to the participation by Norwegian vessels in the fishing and landing of max. 153 355 tons of mackerel in the territorial waters and economic and fishery zone around Jan Mayen, in the fishery protection zone around Svalbard and in international waters. Out of the given quota, 4 650 tons of mackerell shall be allocated for research and educational purposes, as well as 1 450 tons for bait. The maximum allowable catch of 153 355 tons of mackerel may be fished in EU waters in the ICES statistic area IVa. Of this quantity, 30 671 tons may be fished in EU waters in the ICES statistical areas VIa (north of 56 30'N), and 11 788 tons may be fished in EU waters in the ICES statistical areas IIa and VII d, e, f and h. Of the total quota, a masimum of 3 000 tons may be fished in ICES statistic zone IIIa. The Fishing Directorate may differentiate quotas provided for in these regulations for fishing in EU waters in ICES statistical areas IIa, IVa, VIa (north of 56 30 'N) and VII d, e, f and h.
The quantity that can be fished by each vessel may not be transferred to another vessel nor landed. Permitted bycatch shall not be more than 10% of the landed catch.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2013 with validity until 31 December 2013.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
FOR 2012-12-18 nr 1296: Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter makrell i 2013.