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Regulation No. 1912 regulating fishing by Faroense vessels in Norwegian economic zone and fishing area in Jan Mayen in 2015.

Type of law

It is prohibited to engage in fishing and trapping for vessels flying Faroese flag in the Norwegian Economic Zone and the areas around Jan Mayen between 12 and 200 nautical miles from the baselines. Notwithstanding the prohibition, Faroese vessels have access to the Norwegian economic zone north of 62 N between 12 and 200 nautical miles from the baselines and is permitted the following limited fishing quota: 4 121 tons of cod, 900 tons of haddock, 800 tons of saithe, 200 tons of other species as bycatch, including redfish and Greenland halibut. Vessels flying the Faroese flag have also access to fish 46 485 tons of the Faroe Islands national quota of mackerel in the Economic Zone and the fishery zone around Jan Mayen; additionally, they are allowed to fish the following quantities assigned to the Faroe Islands by Russia in the Norwegian economic zone north of 62 between 12 and 200 nautical miles from the baselines: a) 10 000 tons of cod, b) 900 tons of haddock, and c) 200 tons of other species, including redfish and Greenland halibut bycatch. When fishing for other species, it is permitted to have up to 20% of weight of redfish in each catch and in landed catch.
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 for fart y som f rer f r ysk flagg i Norges konomiske sone og i fiskerisonen ved Jan Mayen i 2015.