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Decree No. 797 of 2008 relative to fighting of lice in aquaculture facilities.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC082125
Countries: Norway
Regions: Europe;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea;EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
Date of Text: 09/07/2008
Implements: LEX-FAOC066883 Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act). 26/03/2010
Repeals: LEX-FAOC019661 Decree No. 70 of 2000 relative to fighting of Lepeophtheirus salmonis. 22/12/2004
Repealed by: LEX-FAOC090017 Decree No. 1095 of 2009 relative to fighting of lice in aquaculture facilities. 18/08/2009
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: The purpose of the Decree is to fight the pests Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Caligus elongatus and Caligus curtus in fish farmed in marine waters. Control of existence in installations with water of a temperature of at least 4° Celsius shall be carried out least every 14 days to prevent louse affecting salmon. Allowable limits for louses are specified in article 5. Supervision is assigned to the Food Safety Agency.
Main subjects: Fisheries