Recommendations 2017




Revision of the Technical Measures Regulation


Documents:

PELAC comments on the revision of the Technical Measures Regulation

Commission proposal technical measures

Commission proposal technical measures annexes

   

Keywords:

gross tonnage, minimum conservation reference sizes, pelagic stocks, technical measures

   

Summary:

The Pelagic AC comments on the Commission's proposal for a revision of the Technical Measures Regulation. It appreciates the idea to move away from the current complicated system to a more user-friendly regulation, but also notes a number of issues that could benefit from further improvements.



Amendments to the pelagic discard plan in the North Sea


Documents:

Amendments discard plan North Sea

   

Keywords:

discard plan, landing obligation, North Sea, pelagic, regionalization

   

Summary:

The Pelagic AC provides recommendations for amending the pelagic discard plan in the North Sea.