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Regulation No. 2140 on fishing for haddock in the protected fishing area around Svalbard in 2023.

Type of law

The present Regulation applies to fishing in the fishing protection zone near Svalbard with Norwegian and foreign vessels of any kind that engage in commercial fishing or assist the fishing fleet, including exploration and experimental vessels. The Regulation prohibits to fish for haddock in the protected fishing area around Svalbard unless otherwise expressly provided. Notwithstanding this prohibition, the Regulation authorizes Norwegian, Russian and vessels from Greenland to fish within established quotas. Additionally, vessels from the EU, the Faroe Islands, and the United Kingdom may have incidental catch of haddock in fishing for other fish species of up to 14% per haul.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2023 - 31 December 2023.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR-2022-12-09-2141: Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter hyse i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2023.