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Regulation No. 1386 on regulating fishing in 2012 by Icelandic vessels in the economic zone and the fishery zone around Jan Mayen.

Type of law

Fishing in the economic zone and fishing zone between 12 and 200 natucal miles from Jan Mayen is prohibited for Icelandic vessels. Exception is made however for fishing in the economic zone north of 62 N (between 12 and 200 nautical miles from the coast) for a total allowable catch of cod (6 835 tons) and 2 051 tons of other species as bycatch. A 15% of bycatch of Sebastes Marinus and Sebastes Mentella is authorized during fishing in the economic zone with a maximum bycatch of 12% for each catch. It is not permitted to fish with meshed trawl when fishing for silver smelt and Micromesistius Poutassou, with the exception of specific areas (article 5). Failure of compliance with this Regulation shall be punishible in accordance to articles 8 and 9 of Act No. 91.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2012 with validity until 31 December 2012.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2011-12-14 nr 1386: Forskrift om regulering av fisket med fart y som f rer islandsk flagg i Norges konomiske sone og i fiskerisonen ved Jan Mayen i 2012.