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Document 32006R1209

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1209/2006 of 9 August 2006 prohibiting fishing for blue ling in ICES zones VI and VII (Community waters and international waters) by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom

OJ L 219, 10.8.2006, p. 12–13 (ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, NL, PL, PT, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2006

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2006/1209/oj

10.8.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 219/12


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1209/2006

of 9 August 2006

prohibiting fishing for blue ling in ICES zones VI and VII (Community waters and international waters) by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 of 20 December 2002 on the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources under the Common Fisheries Policy (1), and in particular Article 26(4) thereof,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2847/93 of 12 October 1993 establishing a control system applicable to common fisheries policy (2), and in particular Article 21(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Council Regulation (EC) No 2270/2004 fixing for 2005 and 2006 the fishing opportunities for Community fishing vessels for certain deepsea fish stocks (3) fixes the quotas for 2005 and 2006.

(2)

According to the information received by the Commission, catches of the stock referred to in the Annex to this Regulation by vessels flying the flag of or registered in the Member State referred to therein have exhausted their quota for 2006.

(3)

It is therefore necessary to prohibit fishing for that stock and its retention on board, transhipment and landing,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Quota exhaustion

The fishing quota allocated to the Member State referred to in the Annex to this Regulation for the stock referred to therein shall be deemed to be exhausted from the date set out in that Annex.

Article 2

Prohibitions

Fishing for the stock referred to in the Annex to this Regulation by vessels flying the flag of or registered in the Member State referred to therein shall be prohibited from the date set out in that Annex. It shall be prohibited to retain on board, tranship or land such 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, 9 August 2006.

For the Commission

Jörgen HOLMQUIST

Director-General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs


(1)  OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 59.

(2)  OJ L 261, 20.10.1993, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 768/2005 (OJ L 128, 21.5.2005, p. 1).

(3)  OJ L 396, 31.12.2004, p. 4. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 742/2006 (OJ L 130, 18.5.2006, p. 7).


ANNEX

No

14

Member State

United Kingdom

Stock

BLI/67-

Species

Blue ling (Molva dypterygia)

Zones

VI, VII (EC waters and international waters)

Date

24 June 2006


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