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Regulation No. 755 for the management of fishing activities to protect vulnerable marine ecosystems.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
The purpose of the present Regulation is to protect vulnerable marine ecosystems. It applies to fishing with bottom fishing gear in Norway's territorial waters, economic zone including the fishing zone around Jan Mayen, and the fishing protection zone around Svalbard. For fishing with foreign vessels, the Regulation applies in Norway's economic zone, including the fishing zone around Jan Mayen, and in the territorial waters and fishing protection zone around Svalbard. The Regulation distinguishes between existing fishing areas and new fishing areas, which are all areas within the scope of this Regulation that are deeper than 1000 meters, incluing the areas defined in Article 2(c). Specific rules are laid down for these areas with the aim of protectiong marine ecosystems.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
1 September 2011.
Notes
Updated version as last amended by Regulation No. 416 of 29 March 2019.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
FOR-2011-07-01-755: Forskrift om regulering av fiske for beskytte s rbare marine kosystemer.