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Regulation No. 1335 on fishing for cod in 2012 in the fishery protection zone around Svalbard.

Type of law

This Regulation applies to the Fisheries Protection Zone around Svalbard, where Norwegian and foreign vessels (including vessels for exploration purposes) are engaged in commercial fishing of cod (bycatch of 10%). It is prohibited to fish cod in the fisheries protection zone around Svalbard, unless otherwise expressly stipulated. Norwegian, Russian, EU and Faroense vessels are authorized to fish quotas. for EU (quota for 2012 equivalent to 27 784 tons), for Faroense vessels (quota for 2012 equivalent to 1 526 tons). Vessels authorized to fish for Norwegian Arctic cod in the economic zone are exempt from these restrictions. Failure of compliance shall be punished according to articles 8 and 9 of Act No. 91, and articles 60-61 and 64-65 of Act No. 37.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2012 with validity until 31 December 2012.
Amended by Regulation No. 1515 of 21 December 2011.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2011-12-13 nr 1335: Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2012.