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Document 32001R1391

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1391/2001 of 9 July 2001 prohibiting fishing for blue whiting by vessels flying the flag of Germany

OJ L 187, 10.7.2001, p. 18–18 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2001

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2001/1391/oj

32001R1391

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1391/2001 of 9 July 2001 prohibiting fishing for blue whiting by vessels flying the flag of Germany

Official Journal L 187 , 10/07/2001 P. 0018 - 0018


Commission Regulation (EC) No 1391/2001

of 9 July 2001

prohibiting fishing for blue whiting by vessels flying the flag of Germany

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 estalishing 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 2848/2000 of 15 December 2000 fixing for 2001 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(3), lays down quotas for blue whiting for 2001.

(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 blue whiting in the waters of ICES divisions IIa (EC waters), North Sea (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Germany or registered in Germany have exhausted the quota allocated for 2001. Germany has prohibited fishing for this stock from 20 June 2001. This date should be adopted in this Regulation also,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Catches of blue whiting in the waters of ICES divisions IIa (EC waters), North Sea (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Germany or registered in Germany are hereby deemed to have exhausted the quota allocated to Germany for 2001.

Fishing for blue whiting in the waters of ICES divisions IIa (EC waters), North Sea (EC waters) by vessels flying the flag of Germany or registered in Germany 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 20 June 2001.

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

Done at Brussels, 9 July 2001.

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 334, 30.12.2000, p. 1.

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