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Regulation No. 1463 on 2014 fishing for herring in the North Sea and Skagerrak.

Type of law

It is not permitted to Norwegian vessels to fish and land herring in the following areas in 2014: the North Sea, Norway's territorial waters and economic zone south of 62 N bound on the east by a straight line through Hanstholmen and Lindesnes, and in EU waters in ICES area IV statistics. In the Skagerrak outside the Norwegian baseline and further bound to the west by a straight line through from Hanstholmen, Lindesnes lighthouse and on the south by a straight line through the Skagen lighthouse to Tistlarna outside 4 nautical miles off the Swedish and Danish baselines. Exception is however made to Norwegian vessels participating in the fishing and landing for a maximum of 137 589 tonnes of herring in Norwegian waters of the North Sea. Of this quantity 440 tons shall be allocated for research and educational purposes. Norwegian fishing vessels may fish up to 2 200 tons of herring in Norwegian waters of Skagerrak outside the baseline.
The document consists of VI Chapters: Overview; Fish prohibition and allowances, articles 1-5 (I); Fishing in the purse seine group, articles 6-9 (II); Fishing in trawl group, articles 10-13 (III); Fishing in coastal vessel group, articles 14-18 (IV); Provisions, articles 19-26 (V); Administrative fines, penalties and entry into force, articles 27-29 (VI):
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2014 with validity until 31 December 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter sild i Nordsjaaoen og Skagerrak i 2014.