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Decree No. 820 of 2008 relative to the transport of aquatic organisms.
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Countries: Norway
Regions: Europe;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea;EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
Date of Text: 17/06/2008
Amended by: LEX-FAOC143997 Regulation No. 1831 on capture-based aquaculture. 15/12/2014
Implements: LEX-FAOC066883 Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act). 26/03/2010
Implements: LEX-FAOC067636 Council Directive 2006/88/EC on animal health requirements for aquaculture animals and products thereof, and on the prevention and control of certain diseases in aquatic animals. 24/10/2006
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: This Decree lays down rules with respect to the transport of live fish and other aquatic organisms. These rules aim at preventing the spreading of infectious disease and of unnecessary suffering of animals during transport. They also apply to operations in the Norwegian economic zone. Aquatic organisms are animals living in water except birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.
Main subjects: Fisheries