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UK fishermen don't need to worry about Brexit if they work in Norway's waters

Christian Fernsby |
UK and Norwegian governments have signed an agreement to ensure UK fishermen can continue to access and catch fish in Norwegian waters after the UK leaves the EU on 31 October.

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Topics: FISHERMEN    BREXIT    NORWAY    WATERS    WORK    UK   

Currently the UK fleet fishes in Norwegian waters under an agreement between the EU and Norway. When the UK leaves the EU and becomes an independent coastal state this current agreement will cease, however the agreement signed today ensures that the existing arrangements between the two countries will remain in place until the end of 2019.

Both the UK and Norway are committed to continuing to work together, providing certainty for their respective industries and managing shared fish stocks sustainably.


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