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Regulations On Release Of Fish And Other Freshwater Organisms For Cultivation Purposes

Original Language Title: Forskrift om utsetting av fisk og andre ferskvannsorganismer for kultiveringsformål

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Regulations on release of fish and other freshwater organisms for cultivation purposes

Date FOR-1993-11-11-1020

Department Climate and Environment Ministry

Published Dept. In 1993 1135

Commencement 01.01.1994


FOR 2015-06-19-716 from 01/01/2016




LOV-1992-05-15-47-§9, LAW-2009-06-19-100-§30, FOR-2000-10-27-1074


Short Title
Regulations on stocking of freshwater fish, etc.

Adopted by the Ministry of Environment (now Climate and Environment Ministry) 11. November 1993 pursuant to the Act of 15 May 1992 no. 47 on salmonids and freshwater fish, etc. § 9.
Added basis: Law 19 June 2009 no. 100 on the management of natural diversity (nature diversity Act) § 30, cf.. delegated decision on 27 October 2000 no. 1074.
Changes: Amended by regulations 28 Dec 2009 No.. 1843, March 15, 2013 no. 284, 19 Dec 2013 no. 1757, 19 June 2015 No.. 716.

§ 1. Scope These regulations apply launching the waterways of anadromous salmonids, freshwater fish and other freshwater organisms including live eggs or chicks for cultivation purposes.

§ 2. Permission may in rivers for cultivation purposes without special permission is forbidden to put out fish and other freshwater organisms for cultivation purposes. The prohibition does not launching in hatcheries with a valid permit under regulation 30 December 1992 no. 1232 on the establishment and operation of hatcheries for fish and crayfish.
May be permitted to deliberate release of a native population for cultivation purposes. As a native population considered fish or other freshwater organisms originating from the original local population. It may also be authorized deployment of freshwater fish from the same cultivation zone.
County governor may grant permission for deployment of anadromous salmonids in fresh water, and freshwater fish and other freshwater organisms that are not managed by the county.
County authorities may grant permission for deployment of freshwater fish and other freshwater organisms that are managed by the county.

§ 3. Conditions for release permit In launching the permit should be laid down regarding:

Which strains to be used

Production site for launching material

Launching material origin and quality

Number of individuals, launching place and time,

Duty warning before launching the control of stocking material and release.

In addition, there may be other terms.

§ 4. Penalties Violation of these regulations is punishable, cf. § 49 of the Act on salmonids and freshwater fish, etc.

§ 5. Entry into force These regulations enter into force on 1 January 1994. From the same date the Royal Decree. of 22 November 1985 no. 1988 on the deployment of anadromous salmonids, freshwater fish, freshwater crayfish and food animals.