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Regulation No. 1831 on capture-based aquaculture.
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Countries: Norway
Regions: Europe;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea;EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
Date of Text: 15/12/2014
Entry into Force: 1 January 2015. Article 13, section 4 and art. 33, sect. 1 enter into force on 1 July 2015.
Amends: LEX-FAOC076390 Decree No. 1799 relative to authorizations for the breeding of fish species other than salmon, trout and rainbow trout. 23/03/2007
Amends: LEX-FAOC082122 Decree No. 822 of 2008 relative to the operation of aquaculture installations. 17/06/2008
Amends: LEX-FAOC051864 Decree No. 537 of 2004 relative to the internal control of aquaculture establishments so as to meet legislative requirements (IK- aquaculture). 28/12/2005
Amends: LEX-FAOC067734 Decree No. 1250 of 2006 relative to slaughterhouses and processing facilities for aquaculture animals. 27/10/2007
Amends: LEX-FAOC082123 Decree No. 823 of 2008 relative the establishment and expansion of aquaculture installations, zoo boutiques and similar. 17/06/2008
Amends: LEX-FAOC131082 Regulation No. 1675 on sanctions, sanctions for contravention of the Aquaculture Act. 20/12/2013
Amends: LEX-FAOC082118 Decree No. 820 of 2008 relative to the transport of aquatic organisms. 17/06/2008
Implements: LEX-FAOC100627 Act No. 97 of 2009 relating to animal welfare (Animal Welfare Act) 28/12/2009
Implements: LEX-FAOC066883 Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act). 26/03/2010
Implements: LEX-FAOC064840 Act No. 79 of 2005 relating to aquaculture (Aquaculture Act). 03/03/2011
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: The purpose of this Regulation is to facilitate the capture-based aquaculture and promote equitable supply of good quality fresh fish, fish health and welfare. The operations shall be technically, biologically and environmentally acceptable and applicants thereof are responsible for the biomass of aquaculture operations. The document applies to the Norwegian territorial land and waters, the continental shelf and to the Economic Zone whereby license for capture-based aquaculture is required. The Regulation does not apply to temporary cages for live storage of fish up to 12 weeks. Cleaning and disinfection of installation, production units and equipment shall occur regularly, while the installation must be emptied of fish by 31 December each year and fallowed for a minimum of two months.Clearance by locality: Locality for capture-based aquaculture must be environmentally safe with particular emphasis on applicant's need for land, alternative use of areas for other activities, including aquaculture, and authorization is granted in adherence to Food Act, Animal Welfare Act, Pollution Act, Act No. 19.
Comment: Art. 13 (section 4) Competence: Expertise required shall be documented through practical and theoretical training, which must be approved by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and should be reviewed every five years.Art. 33 (section 1) Reporting and Notification: Reporting of information each month shall take place on the number of fish, average weight and mortality for each production unit.
Main subjects: Fisheries
Main subjects: Food