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Regulation No. 1583 on fishing for Norwegian spring-spawning herring in 2014.

Type of law

It is not permitted to Norwegian fishing vessels to fish and land Norwegian spring-spawning herring in 2014. Exception is however made for eligible Norwegian vessels to participate in fishery for Norwegian spring-spawning herring, and land up to 255 277 tons in Norwegian territorial waters and economic zone north of 62 degrees north, the fishery zone around Jan Mayen and in international waters. Of this quota, 619 tons are allocated to Iceland, 590 tons are allocated for research and education, and 550 tons to bait. The document regulates the fishing quota and methods authorized for fishery (Chapters 2-3), fishery in territorial coastal zones (Chapter 4), and protected fishing areas (Chapter 5). For fishing by explosion (article 28), the Directorate of Fisheries shall be notified; non-compliance with these regulations shall be subject to the implementation of article 12 of Regulation No. 1743.
The Regulation consists of 7 Chapters: Fish prohibition and quota, articles 1-6 (1); Fishing seine group, art. 7-9 (2); Fishing trawler group, art. 10-12 (3); Fishing in coastal vessel group, art. 13-20 (4); Closed areas, art. 21-23 (5); Common provisions, art. 24-31 (6); Administrative fines, penalties and entry into force, art. 32-34 (7).
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 norsk vaargytende sild i 2014.