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Regulation No. 1580 regulating cod fishing in the North Sea and Skagerrak in 2015.

Type of law

It is prohibited for Norwegian vessels to fish and land cod in 2015 in: a) the North Sea, Norway's territorial waters and economic zone south of 62 degrees , nor in the EU zone in ICES statistical area IV; and in b) Skagerrak, outside the Norwegian shore from Hanstholmen lighthouse Lindesnes lighthouse, and outside 4 nautical miles off the Swedish and Danish shores. Notwithstanding this prohibition, Norwegian vessels are allowed to participate, fish and land a maximum of 5 175 tons of cod in the North Sea. Of this quantity 50 tons shall be allocated for research and teaching purposes. Norwegian vessels may also fish up to 152 tons of cod in the Skagerrak area. Total allowable catch and quotas are listed under article 4. It is not prohibited to transfer catch between vessels.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2015 with validity until 31 December 2015.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i Nordsj en og Skagerrak i 2015.