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Regulation regulating fishing for herring in the North Sea and Skagerrak in 2019.

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This Regulation lays down rule on marine fishing for herring for the year 2019 in the North Sea and Skagerrak. The Regulation consists of VI Chapters: Chapter Overview (I); Fishing in purse group (II); Fishing in trawl group (III); Fishing in coastal vessel group (IV); Common provisions (V); Administrative fines, penalties and entry into force (VI). The Regulation specifies authorization of fishing methods and areas for the fishing of herring, including quotas and total allowable catch. It is prohibited for Norwegian vessels to fish and land herring in 2019 in: a) the North Sea (Norway's territorial waters and economic zone south of 62 N and in EU waters in ICES statistical area IVa and Ivb). In b) Skagerrak, four nautical miles off the Swedish and Danish shores. However, Norwegian vessels are permitted to participate, fish and land a maximum of 112 722 tons of herring in Norwegian waters in the North Sea (of which 590 tons are allocated for research and education purposes) - of this total quota, a maximum of 50 000 tons may be caught in EU waters. A maximum of 1 955 tons of herring is allowed to be caught in the Skagerrak. Quotas are specified for various types of (group) fisheries. Some provisions concern bycatch.
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This Regulation shall remain in force during the whole year 2019.
Consolidated version of Regulation No. 2160 as amended by Regulation No. 1136 of 2019.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter sild i Nordsj en og Skagerrak i 2019.