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Document 32020R0183

Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/183 of 5 February 2020 establishing a fisheries closure for cod in areas 1 and 2b for vessels flying the flag of several Member States

C/2020/708

OJ L 38, 11.2.2020, p. 37–38 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2020

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2020/183/oj

11.2.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 38/37


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/183

of 5 February 2020

establishing a fisheries closure for cod in areas 1 and 2b for vessels flying the flag of several Member States

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 of 20 November 2009 establishing a Union control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy (1), and in particular Article 36(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Council Regulation (EU) 2020/123 (2) lays down quotas for 2020.

(2)

According to the information received by the Commission, catches of the stock of cod in areas 1 and 2b by vessels flying the flag of or registered in several Member States have exhausted the quota allocated to ‘other Member States’ for 2020.

(3)

It is therefore necessary to prohibit certain fishing activities for that stock,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Quota exhaustion

The fishing quota allocated for 2020 to Member States fishing under the ‘other Member States’ quota for the stock of cod in areas 1 and 2b referred to in the Annex shall be deemed to be exhausted from the date set out in that Annex.

Article 2

Prohibitions

Fishing activities for the stock referred to in Article 1 by vessels flying the flag of or registered in Member States fishing under the ‘other Member States’ quota referred to in the Annex shall be prohibited from the date set out in that Annex. In particular it shall be prohibited to retain on board, relocate, tranship or land fish from that stock caught by those vessels after that date.

Article 3

Entry into force

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

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

Done at Brussels, 5 February 2020.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Virginijus SINKEVIČIUS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 343, 22.12.2009, p. 1.

(2)  Council Regulation (EU) 2020/123 of 27 January 2020 fixing for 2020 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters (OJ L 25, 30.1.2020, p. 1).


ANNEX

No

01/TQ/123

Member State

Member States fishing under ‘Other Member States’ quota

Stock

COD/1/2B.

Species

Cod (Gadus morhua)

Zone

1 and 2b

Closing date

11.1.2020 at 11.00 UTC


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