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Decree No. 70 of 2000 relative to fighting of Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC019661
Countries: Norway
Regions: EUROPE;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea
Date of original Text: 01/02/2000
Date of Consolidation: 22/12/2004
Implements: LEX-FAOC012645 Act No. 54 of 1997 to prescribe measures in respect of fish and other aquatic animal disease. 21/12/2000
Repealed by: LEX-FAOC082125 Decree No. 797 of 2008 relative to fighting of lice in aquaculture facilities. 09/07/2008
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: The purpose of the Decree is to fight the disease Lepeophtheirus salmonis in salmon farmed in aquaculture or sea salmon. It applies to all installations farming the species Salmo salar and Oncorhynchus mykiss. Control of existence in installations with water of temperature of t least 4° Celsius shall be carried out least every 14 days. Allowable limits for louses are specified in article 5. Supervision is assigned to the State Veterinary Office, district veterinarians and in specific cases, county veterinarians.
Comment: Consolidated version of Decree No. 70 of 2000 as amended last by Decree No. 1801 of 2004.Various Decrees listed in section 12 are repealed.
Main subjects: Fisheries