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Decree No. 820 of 2008 relative to the transport of aquatic organisms.

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Aquaculture Fish disease Aquatic animals Transport/storage Cartilaginous fishes
Geographical area
Europe, Northern Europe
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.

Full text
Norwegian
Website
www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Implements

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.

Legislation | European Union | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fish disease, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, Transport/storage, Inspection, Cartilaginous fishes, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products, Processing/handling, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act).

Legislation | Norway | 2003 (2010)

Keyword: Fish products, Fish disease, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Policy/planning, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Plant production, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Regulation No. 1831 on capture-based aquaculture.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fishing authorization, Animal welfare, Disinfection/disinfestation, Aquatic animals, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX