section 1 of this Act is intended to promote the ship's structure in
the Swedish fleet helps to preserve
fisheries resources and to a fishery that is sustainable in the
economically, environmentally and socially.
section 2 of this Act means
1. the fishing licence: authorisation for the use of
fishing vessels referred to in article 6 of Council Regulation (EC) no
1224/2009 of 20 november 2009 establishing a
Community control system for ensuring that the
the rules of the common fisheries policy,
amending regulations (EC) no 847/96, (EC) no
2371/2002, (EC) No 811/2004, (EC) no 768/2005, (EC) no
2115/2005, (EC) no 2166/2005, (EC) No 388/2006, (EC) no
509/2007, (EC) no 676/2007, (EC) No 1098/2007, (EC) no
1300/2008, (EC) No 1342/2008 and repealing Regulations
(EEC) No 2847/93, (EC) no 1627/94 and (EC) No 1966/2006
2. national fishing quota: the quota in question is
available for allocation to Swedish ships under EU
regulations relating to the common fisheries policy.
section 3 of the part of the national fishing quota that is made
available for fishing by individual quotas, maritime and
the water authority of a fishing licence holders decide
a transferable share (fishing rights). Size of unit
be determined on the basis of the extent of
fishing licence holder's earlier fishing during a
reference period. Law (2014:1025).
Transfer of fishing rights
section 4 of the Fishing rights may be transferred to another
fishing license holders, if the transfer do not undermine the purpose of the
with the law.
The transfer must be approved by the marine and water.
Marine and water authority shall in its decision approving the
determine the parties ' ownership of fishing rights.
§ 5 A fishing license holders must have fishing rights for
a maximum of two ships simultaneously.
Possession of a fishing licence holders fishing rights may
not exceed 10% of the part of the national
fishing quota that is made available to fishing by individual
If there are special reasons, marine and water
approve a transfer, despite the fact that the fishing licence holder
After the acquisition is a major holding of fishing rights than
What is permitted under the first and second subparagraphs.
The period of validity of fishing rights, etc.
section 6 of the Fishing rights are valid for 10 years from the date of the marine and
the water authority's decision to establish the fishing rights.
Fishing rights set out in a decision to approve a
the transfer is valid only for the remaining duration of the
original period of validity of fishing rights. Law (2011:618).
section 7 of the Sea and the water authority may decide to suspend or
limit the fishing rights on the holder's licence has
revoked or limited. Law (2014:1025).
paragraph 8 of the Fishing rights that has been withdrawn may be assigned a
other fisheries license holders. Such fishing rights apply
during the remainder of the original
the period of validity of fishing rights. Law (2014:1025).
§ 9 the Government or authority the Government determines
may provide for
1. how fishing rights should be calculated, and
2. basis for the allocation of fishing rights withdrawn.
The Government may provide for the fish species
fishing rights may be determined. Law (2014:1025).
10 § marine and water authority's decision under this Act may
be appealed to the administrative court.
Leave to appeal is required in case of appeal to the administrative law.
1. this law shall enter into force on the 1 October 2014.
2. A vessel permit has been issued under section 21
the Fisheries Act (1993:787) in the version in force before 1 October 2014
as a fishing license with the restriction to a particular
validity period, a certain fishing or other conditions
of the ship's condition.