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Document 32000R2727

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2727/2000 of 14 December 2000 prohibiting fishing for hake by vessels flying the flag of Spain

OJ L 316, 15.12.2000, p. 13–13 (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No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2000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/2000/2727/oj

32000R2727

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2727/2000 of 14 December 2000 prohibiting fishing for hake by vessels flying the flag of Spain

Official Journal L 316 , 15/12/2000 P. 0013 - 0013


Commission Regulation (EC) No 2727/2000

of 14 December 2000

prohibiting fishing for hake by vessels flying the flag of Spain

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 hake 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 hake in the waters of ICES zones Vb (EC waters), VI, VII, XII and XIV by vessels flying the flag of Spain or registered in Spain have exhausted the quota allocated for 2000. Spain has prohibited fishing for this stock from 13 November 2000. The date should be adopted in this Regulation also,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Catches of hake in the waters of ICES zones Vb (EC waters), VI, VII, XII and XIV by vessels flying the flag of Spain or registered in Spain are hereby deemed to have exhausted the quota allocated to Spain for 2000.

Fishing for hake in the waters of ICES zones Vb (EC waters), VI, VII, XII and XIV by vessels flying the flag of Spain or registered in Spain 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 13 November 2000.

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

Done at Brussels, 14 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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