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Document 32000R1804

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1804/2000 of 23 August 2000 prohibiting fishing for cod by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom

OJ L 213, 24.8.2000, p. 9–9 (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No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2000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/2000/1804/oj

32000R1804

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1804/2000 of 23 August 2000 prohibiting fishing for cod by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom

Official Journal L 213 , 24/08/2000 P. 0009 - 0009


Commission Regulation (EC) No 1804/2000

of 23 August 2000

prohibiting fishing for cod 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 (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 1696/2000(4), lays down quotas for cod 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 cod in the waters of ICES divisions I and II (Norwegian waters) by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom or registered in the United Kingdom have exhausted the quota allocated for 2000. The United Kingdom has prohibited fishing for this stock from 2 August 2000. This date should therefore be adopted in this Regulation,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Catches of cod in the waters of ICES divisions I and II (Norwegian waters) by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom or registered in the United Kingdom are hereby deemed to have exhausted the quota allocated to the United Kingdom for 2000.

Fishing for cod in the waters of ICES divisions I and II (Norwegian waters) by vessels flying the flag of the United Kingdom or registered in the United Kingdom 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 2 August 2000.

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

Done at Brussels, 23 August 2000.

For the Commission

Philippe Busquin

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 195, 1.8.2000, p. 1.

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