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North Sea Convention(Trawling)

Volume 161: debated on Wednesday 14 March 1923

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he can state the territorial limits claimed, respectively, by the various Powers' signatories to the. North Sea Convention of 1882, and within which trawling by vessels belonging to other nationalities is prohibited?

All the signatories of the North Sea Fisheries Convention of 6th May, 1882, claim a three-mile limit of territorial waters for fishery purposes.