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Regulation No. 763 of 2003 on seal hunting.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
The purpose of the present Regulation is to ensure that seals are killed under proper animal welfare conditions. It applies to seal hunting from Norwegian vessels, and does not apply to seal hunting in inshore waters outside mainland Norway. As a general rule, hunting/catching methods must be used that protect the animals against of unnecessary stress and strain. The Regulation lays down rules concerning training requirements, prohibited practices, an obligatory three-steps killing method, hunting equipment, etc.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
28 April 2022.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Forskrift om ut velse av selfangst.