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Document 32000R2711

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2711/2000 of 11 December 2000 prohibiting fishing for common sole by vessels flying the flag of Sweden

OJ L 313, 13.12.2000, p. 3–3 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2000

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2000/2711/oj

32000R2711

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2711/2000 of 11 December 2000 prohibiting fishing for common sole by vessels flying the flag of Sweden

Official Journal L 313 , 13/12/2000 P. 0003 - 0003


Commission Regulation (EC) No 2711/2000

of 11 December 2000

prohibiting fishing for common sole by vessels flying the flag of Sweden

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2847/93 of 12 October 1993 establishing a control system applicable to the common fisheries policy(1), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2846/98(2), and in particular Article 21(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Council Regulation (EC) No 2742/1999 of 17 December 1999 fixing for 2000 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where limitations in catch are required and amending Regulation (EC) No 66/98(3), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2579/2000(4), lays down quotas for common sole for 2000.

(2) In order to ensure compliance with the provisions relating to the quantity limits on catches of stocks subject to quotas, the Commission must fix the date by which catches made by vessels flying the flag of a Member State are deemed to have exhausted the quota allocated.

(3) According to the information received by the Commission, catches of common sole in the waters of Skagerrak and Kattegat, ICES Zone IIIbcd (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Sweden or registered in Sweden have exhausted the quota allocated for 2000. Sweden has prohibited fishing for this stock from 27 November 2000. This date should be adopted in this Regulation also,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Catches of common sole in the waters of Skagerrak and Kattegat, ICES Zone IIIbcd (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Sweden or registered in Sweden are hereby deemed to have exhausted the quota allocated to Sweden for 2000.

Fishing for common sole in the waters of Skagerrak and Kattegat, ICES Zone IIIbcd (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Sweden or registered in Sweden is hereby prohibited, as are the retention on board, transhipment and landing of this stock caught by the above vessels after the date of application of this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

It shall apply from 27 November 2000.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 11 December 2000.

For the Commission

Franz Fischler

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 261, 20.10.1993, p. 1.

(2) OJ L 358, 31.12.1998, p. 5.

(3) OJ L 341, 31.12.1999, p. 1.

(4) OJ L 298, 25.11.2000, p. 3.

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