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Regulation No. 4 on establishing the fishery zone around Jan Mayen. Delegation of authority.

Type of law

This Decree of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs establishes a fisheries zone in the marine areas of Jan Mayen effective 29 May 1980. Where the fisheries zone does not overlap economic zones of Greenland or Iceland, its outer limits shall be 200 nautical miles running parallel to the baselines which have been fixed for Jan Mayen. The Decree empowers the Department of Fisheries to provide for the conservation and management of fish stocks in the zone and to regulate fishing by foreigners in the zone. The Department may also issue rules regarding enforcement of its provisions regarding fishing.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
29 May 1980.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
1980-05-23 nr 0004: Forskrift om opprettelse av fiskerisone ved Jan Mayen. Delegering av fullmakt.
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