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1932: Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice In The Skagerak, Kattegat And Sound

Related Lineage is: Baltic Sea Fishing
  Provision  First Coders Codes  Second Coders Codes 
Titl.1  Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice In The Skagerak, Kattegat And Sound  TITL  TITL 
Src.1  Source: LNTS vol. CXXXIX (139), pp. 189(199).  SRC  SRC 
Pre.1  HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF DENMARK AND ICELAND, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF NORWAY  DESC  DESC 
Pre.2  and HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SWEDEN, having agreed to conclude a Convention between Denmark, Norway and Sweden, concerning the preservation of plaice in the Skagerak, Kattegat and Sound, have appointed for that purpose as their Plenipotentiaries:     
Pre.3  HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF DENMARK AND ICELAND:     
Pre.4  Count Eduard Vilhelm Sophus Christian REVENTLOW, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Stockholm;     
Pre.5  HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF NORWAY:     
Pre.6  M. Johan Herman WOLLEBÆK, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Stockholm;     
Pre.7  HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SWEDEN:     
Pre.8  H. E. M. Rickard Johannes SANDLER, Minister for Foreign Affairs;     
Pre.9  Who, having received full powers for the purpose, have agreed on the following provisions:     
Art.1  Article I.  SCOP  SCOP 
Art.1.1x  The provisions of the present Convention shall apply to:     
Art.1.2x  The Skagerak, bounded on the west by a straight line from Hanstholm Lighthouse to Lindesnæs Lighthouse and on the south by straight lines drawn from the northernmost point of the Skaw to Vinga Lighthouse and thence to the nearest point on the Hisingen coast,     
Art.1.3x  The Kattegat, bounded on the north by the Skaw and on the south by straight lines from Hasenöre to Gniben, and from Gilbjerg Hoved to Kullen Lighthouse,     
Art.1.4x  The Sound, bounded on the north by a straight line from Gilbjerg Hoved to Kullen Lighthouse and on the south by a straight line from Stevn Lighthouse to Falsterbo Lighthouse.     
Art.2  Article 2.  SUBS  SUBS 
Art.2.1x  With a view to the protection of plaice, the minimum length for such fish is fixed at 257 mm. counted from the tip of the snout to that of the caudal fin.     
Art.3  Article 3.  SUBS  SUBS 
Art.3.1x  In the zone to which the Convention applies, plaice not being of the minimum length prescribed in Article 2 shall not be killed, kept on board, taken away or landed in ports or on the coasts of this zone, or transported thither by ship or ferry, or sold or transported thence elsewhere.     
Art.4  Article 4.  SUBS  SUBS 
Art.4.1x  The Contracting States shall take suitable steps to ensure that their fishermen, when they have caught plaice of a length less than the minimum fixed, shall at once return them to the sea, taking the precautions necessary to ensure that they may remain alive.     
Art.5  Article 5.  SUBS  SUBS 
Art.5.1x  The provisions of Articles 2, 3 and 4 shall not apply to plaice caught in the sheltered waters (indenskaers) of the Norwegian and Swedish coasts of the Skagerak and landed there for consumption by the fishermen themselves. Nor shall the said provisions apply to plaice of the minimum length referred to below, caught in the North Sea and landed within the periods fixed hereinafter on the Danish coast between the Tversted buoy and Hanstholm for immediate despatch abroad:     
Art.5.1x.ax  225 mm. from October 1st to the last day of February inclusive, and 240 mm. during the rest of the year.     
Art.6  Article 6.  IMPL  SUBS 
Art.6.1x  The Contracting States undertake immediately to take the necessary measures to ensure the carrying out of the present Convention and to inform one another of the measures in question.  INFO  INFO 
Art.7  Article 7.     
Art.7.1x  The present Convention abrogates Article II of the Declaration of October 5, 1907, whereby an addition and amendments were made to the Convention concluded between Denmark and Sweden on July 14, 1899, for the control of fisheries in the waters adjacent to Denmark and Sweden.  RELA  RELA 
Art.8  Article 8.  MEMB EIF DEPO  MEMB DEPO EIF 
Art.8.1x  The present Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited as soon as possible in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Stockholm.     
Art.8.2x  The Convention shall come into force one month after the deposit of instruments of ratification and shall remain in force until the expiration of six months from the day on which it shall have been denounced by one of the Contracting States.     
Conc.1  In faith whereof the Plenipotentiaries of the various Contracting States have signed the present Convention and have thereto affixed their seals.  CONC  CONC TEXT 
Conc.2  Done at Stockholm in one copy in Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, December 31, 1932.     
Conc.3  (L. S.) (Signed) E. REVENTLOW. (L. S.) (Signed) J. H. WOLLEBÆK. (L. S.) (Signed) Rickard SANDLER.     
Please cite as:
Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2017. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
Available at: http://iea-archive.uoregon.edu/
Date accessed: 27 May 2017