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Regulation (EU) No. 597/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No. 812/2004 laying down measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 173, 12 June 2014, pp. 62-64.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine mammals Marine fisheries Bycatch Fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Enforcement/compliance Data collection/reporting Fishery management and conservation
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

The present Regulation lays down some amendments and addenda to Regulation (EC) No. 812/2014, which sets forth measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries. The amendments regard the use of acoustic deterrent devices and related technical specifications. Furthermore it is hereby established that by 31 December 2015 the European Commission shall review the effectiveness of the measures provided for in this Regulation and shall, if appropriate, submit to the European Parliament and to the Council an overarching legislative proposal for ensuring the effective protection of cetaceans.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Amends

Council Regulation (EC) No. 812/2004 laying down measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries and amending Regulation (EC) No. 88/98.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Marine mammals, Marine fisheries, Bycatch, Fishing area, Fishing gear/fishing method, Enforcement/compliance, Data collection/reporting, Fishery management and conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX