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Decree No. 192 of 1997 relative to disinfection of water flowing into and water flowing out from aquaculture-related operations.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC014314
Countries: Norway
Regions: EUROPE;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea
Date of Text: 20/02/1997
Entry into Force: Immediately.
Implements: LEX-FAOC012645 Act No. 54 of 1997 to prescribe measures in respect of fish and other aquatic animal disease. 21/12/2000
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: This Decree aims at limiting the risk if transmitting infectious diseases affecting aquatic organisms by providing for adequate disinfecting of water which is supplied to or discharged from aquaculture installations. It applies to prescribed operations in the field of fish farming and processing, transportation of fish and importation of fish.The Decree consists of 20 sections divided into 5 Chapters: Scope, application sphere and definitions (I); Requirements relative to disinfecting of incoming and outflowing water (II); Approval of methods and technical equipment (III); Approval procedure and supervision arrangements (IV); Final provisions (V).Chapter II specifies criteria for the disinfecting of water used in installations used for the breeding of salmon and other freshwater fish, in fish slaughter and processing facilities, in land-based aquaculture installations, and for transport. In Chapter III standards for allowed disinfecting methods are specified.
Comment: Consolidated version of Decree No. 192 of 1997 as amended last by Decree No. 1267 of 2007.Made under Act No. 44 of 1990 repealed by the Act No. 54 of 1997 to prescribe measures in respect of fish and other aquatic animal disease. Regulations made under the 1990 Act remain in force if they do not contradict more recent regulations.
Main subjects: Fisheries