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Regulation No. 6 on fishery protection zone around Svalbard.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
A fisheries protection zone in the waters off Svalbard has been created for the conservation of living marine resources by regulating fishing and hunting activities. This Regulation ensures that the outer limits for this protected marine area is at a distance of 200 nautical miles from the established baselines connecting the outermost points of the archipelago. The protected area is furthermore limited by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone off the Norwegian mainland. The Department of Fisheries shall determine method, vessel access and size, authorized total allowable catch, by-catch and fishing vessel equipment.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 15 June 1977.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
FOR 1977-06-03 nr 06: Forskrift om fiskevernsone ved Svalbard.