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Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/117 establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the Baltic Sea and repealing Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1778.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Protected fishing area
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Regulation establishes fisheries conservation measures necessary for compliance with obligations under article 6 of Directive 92/43/EEC. Its provisions apply to fishing vessels in the Baltic Sea. It is prohibited to carry out any fishing activity with bottom contacting gear in the restricted areas.

Full text
English
Website
eur-lex.europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1778 establishing fisheries conservation measures to protect reef zones in waters under the sovereignty of Denmark in the Baltic Sea and Kattegat.

Legislation | European Union | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing area, Fishing gear/fishing method

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1181 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/117 establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the Baltic Sea and repealing Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1778.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing area, Fishing gear/fishing method, Protected fishing area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX