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Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/118 establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the North Sea.

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

Article 6 of Directive 92/43/EEC requires Member States to establish the necessary conservation measures for Special Areas of Conservation that correspond to the ecological requirements of natural habitat types and species present on the sites. Therefore this Regulation establishes fisheries conservation measures applicable to fishing vessels in the North Sea. It shall be prohibited to carry out any fishing activity with bottom contacting gears in Areas 1, as specified in the Annex.

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

Amended by

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1180 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/118 establishing fisheries conservation measures for the protection of the marine environment in the North Sea.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX