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Download EU regulation documents, sorted year by year, relevant to the Irish sea-fisheries industry.

Consolidated EU Regulations

Council Regulation (EU) 123 of 2020 of 27 January 2020 fixing for 2020 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters (pdf) Consolidated on 01 November 2020

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1726 of 2020, issued on 15 October 2019, operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2019 on account of overfishing in the previous years. (pdf) Consolidated on 02 March 2020

Council Regulation (EU) 120 of 2018, issued 23 January 2018 fixing for 2018 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters, and amending Regulation. (pdf) Consolidated on 31 October 2019

Regulation (EU) No 1380 of 2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 on the Common Fisheries Policy, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1954/2003 and (EC) No 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No 2371/2002 and (EC) No 639/2004 and Council Decision 2004/585/EC (pdf) Consolidated on 14 August 2019

Regulation (EU) No 1379 of 2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1184 of 2006 and (EC) No 1224 of 2009 and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 104 of 2000. (pdf) Consolidated on 25 April 2020

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 404 of 2011 of 8 April 2011 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy (pdf) Consolidated on 14 July 2020

Council Regulation (EC) No 1224 of 2009 of 20 November 2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy CFP (pdf) Consolidated on 14 August 2019

Commission Regulation (EC) No 494 of 2002 of 19 March 2002 establishing additional technical measures for the recovery of the stock of hake in ICES sub-areas III, IV, V, VI and VII and ICES divisions VIII a, b, d, e (pdf) Consolidated on 1st January 2016

 

2021 EU Regulations

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/406 of 5 March 2021 amending Regulations (EU) 2021/91 and (EU) 2021/92 as regards certain provisional fishing opportunities for 2021 in Union waters and non-Union waters (pdf)

List of ports in EU Member States where landings and transhipment operations of fishery products are allowed and port services are accessible for third country fishing vessels, in accordance with Article 5(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 — List of ports in Northern Ireland where landings and transhipment operations of fishery products are allowed and port services are accessible for third country fishing vessels, in accordance with the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (pdf) published 18 January 2021

Information from the European Commission, published in accordance with Article 22(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008, concerning flag State notifications (List of States and their competent authorities), according to Article 20(1), (2) and (3), and Annex III of Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 (pdf) published 18 January 2021

Council Decision (EU) 351 of 2021, issued 22 February 2021 on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union in the meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 92 of 2021 of 28 January 2021 fixing for 2021 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters. (doc)

Council Regulation (EU) 2021/91 of 28 January 2021 fixing, for the years 2021 and 2022, the fishing opportunities for Union fishing vessels for certain deep-sea fish stocks. (pdf)

 

2020 EU Regulations

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2236 of 2020 of 16 December 2020 laying down rules for the application of Regulations (EU) 2016/429 and (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards model animal health certificates for the entry into the Union and movements within the Union of consignments of aquatic animals and of certain products of animal origin from aquatic animals, official certification regarding such certificates and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1251/2008 (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2235 of 2020, issued on16 December 2020 laying down rules for the application of Regulations (EU) 2016/429 and (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards model animal health certificates, model official certificates and model animal health/official certificates, for the entry into the Union and movements within the Union of consignments of certain categories of animals and goods, official certification regarding such certificates and repealing Regulation (EC) No 599/2004, Implementing Regulations (EU) No 636/2014 and (EU) 2019/628, Directive 98/68/EC and Decisions 2000/572/EC, 2003/779/EC and 2007/240/EC (Text with EEA relevance) (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 2227 of 2020 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 December 2020 amending Regulation (EU) 2017/2403 as regards fishing authorisations for Union fishing vessels in United Kingdom waters and fishing operations of United Kingdom fishing vessels in Union waters (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015 of 2020 of 21 August 2020 specifying details of the implementation of the landing obligation for certain fisheries in Western Waters for the period 2021-2023 (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2014 of 2020 of 21 August 2020 specifying details of implementation of the landing obligation for certain fisheries in the North Sea for the period 2021-2023 (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2013 of 2020 published on 21 August 2020 amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1241 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards technical measures for certain demersal and pelagic fisheries in the North Sea and in the South Western Waters (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2012 of 2020 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 161 of 2018 establishing a de minimis exemption to the landing obligation for certain small pelagic fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea (pdf) (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1641 of 2020 regarding imports of live, chilled, frozen or processed bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods for human consumption from the United States of America (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 1579 of 2020 of 29 October 2020 fixing for 2021 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks applicable in the Baltic Sea and amending Regulation (EU) 2020/123 as regards certain fishing opportunities in other waters (pdf)

Council Decision (EU) 1517 of 2020 issued 19 October 2020 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Council of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation established by the Convention for the Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean as regards the application for accession to that Convention submitted by the United Kingdom and repealing Decision (EU) 2019/937 (pdf)

Commission Regulation (EU) 1476 of 2020 issued on 10 October 2020 establishing a fisheries closure for Northern albacore in the Atlantic Ocean, north of 5° N for vessels flying the flag of Ireland (pdf)

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 1320 of 2020 issued on 22 September 2020 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1986 establishing specific control and inspection programmes for certain fisheries. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1247 of 2020 issued on 2 September 2020 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2020 on account of overfishing in the previous years. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 967 of 2020 issued on 3 July 2020 laying down the detailed rules on the signal and implementation characteristics of acoustic deterrent devices as referred to in Part A of Annex XIII of Regulation (EU) 2019/1241 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of fisheries resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures. (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 560 of 2020 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2020 amending Regulations (EU) No 508/2014 and (EU) No 1379/2013 as regards specific measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID‐19 outbreak in the fishery and aquaculture sector (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 423 of 2020 issued 19 March 2020 amending Regulation (EC) No 1010/2009 as regards administrative arrangements with third countries on catch certificates for marine fisheries products (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020 of 269 issued on 26 February 2020 amending Regulation (EU) No 468/2010 establishing the EU list of vessels engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) (pdf) (Part B – Vessels listed in Article 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008)

Council Regulation (EU) 231 of 2020 issued on 18 February 2020 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/1977 opening and providing for the management of autonomous Union tariff quotas for certain fishery products for the period 2019‐2020 (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 145 of 2020, issued on 3 February 2020, amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 433 of 2012 laying down detailed rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1236 of 2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the transmission of reports and information to the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 2020 of 123 of 27 January 2020 fixing for 2020 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters. (pdf) There is a consolidated version from on 1st Nov 2020

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 112 of 2020, issued on 22 January 2020, operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2019 on account of overfishing of other stocks in the previous years and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 1726 of 2019. (pdf)

List of ports in EU Member States where landings and transhipment operations of fishery products are allowed and port services are accessible for third country fishing vessels, in accordance with Article 5(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 2020/C 51/05 (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 38 of 2020, issued on 16 January 2020 establishing technical operational requirements for the recording, formatting and transmission of information pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2017/2403 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the sustainable management of external fishing fleets (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 30 of 2020, issued on 14 January 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 404 of 2011 as regards detailed rules for the direct electronic exchange of information enacted under the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy (pdf)

 

2019 EU Regulations

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2238 of 2019, issued on 1 October 2019 specifying details of implementation of the landing obligation for certain demersal fisheries in the North Sea for the period 2020-2021 (pdf)   

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2200 of 2019, issued 10 July 2019 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/98 on the implementation of the Union’s international obligations, as referred to in Article 15(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, under the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas and the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries (pdf)   

Council Decision (EU) 2025 of 2019 issued 18 November 2019 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, and the provisional application of the Protocol to amend the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (pdf)   

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1726 of 2019, issued 15 October 2019 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2019 on account of overfishing in the previous years (pdf)   

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1704 of 2019, issued 9 October 2019 adding to the 2019 fishing quotas certain quantities withheld in the year 2018 pursuant to Article 4(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 847/96 (pdf)   

Regulation (EU) 1241 of 2019 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on the conservation of fisheries resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures (pdf)   

Regulation (EU) 833 of 2019 the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 laying down conservation and enforcement measures applicable in the Regulatory Area of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (pdf)   

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 479 of 2019, issued 22 March 2019 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2018 on account of overfishing of other stocks in the previous years and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1969 (pdf)   

Regulation (EU) 472 of 2019 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2019 establishing a multiannual plan for stocks fished in the Western Waters and adjacent waters, and for fisheries exploiting those stocks, amending Regulations (EU) 2016/1139 and (EU) 2018/973, and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No 811/2004, (EC) No 2166/2005, (EC) No 388/2006, (EC) No 509/2007 and (EC) No 1300/2008 (pdf)   

Council Regulation (EU) 124 of 2019, issued 30 January 2019 fixing for 2019 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters (pdf)

2018 EU Regulations

Council Regulation (EU) 2025 of 2018, issued 17 December 2018 fixing for 2019 and 2020 the fishing opportunities for Union fishing vessels for certain deep-sea fish stocks. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 1986 of 2018, issued on 13 December 2018 establishing specific control and inspection programmes (SCIP) for certain fisheries and repealing Implementing Decisions 2012/807/EU, 2013/328/EU, 2013/305/EU and 2014/156/EU. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1969 of 2018, issued 12 December 2018 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2018 on account of overfishing in the previous years. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 1308 of 2018, issued 28 September 2018 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/120 as regards fishing opportunities for European seabass. (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 973 of 2018 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2018 establishing a multiannual plan for demersal stocks in the North Sea and the fisheries exploiting those stocks, specifying details of the implementation of the landing obligation in the North Sea and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No 676/2007 and (EC) No 1342/2008. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 915 of 2018, issued 25 June 2018 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/120 as regards certain fishing opportunities. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 511 of 2018, issued 23 March 2018 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/120 as regards certain fishing opportunities. (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 190 of 2018, issued 24 November 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1393/2014 establishing a discard plan for certain pelagic fisheries in North-Western waters. (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 189 of 2018, issued 23 November 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1395/2014 establishing a discard plan for certain small pelagic fisheries and fisheries for industrial purposes in the North Sea. (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 188 of 2018 issued on 21 November 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1394/2014 establishing a discard plan for certain pelagic fisheries in South-Western waters. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 120 of 2018, issued on 23 January 2018 fixing for 2018 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters, and amending Regulation (EU) 2017/127. (pdf)

 

2017 EU Regulations

Regulation (EU) 2403 of 2017 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017 on the sustainable management of external fishing fleets, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1006/2008. (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 2092 of 2017 the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2017 amending Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 on the common fisheries policy (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 1575 of 2017, issued 23 June 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/242 laying down detailed rules on the functioning of the Advisory Councils under the common fisheries policy (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 1398 of 2017, issued 25 July 2017 amending Regulation (EU) 2017/127 as regards certain fishing opportunities (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 1393 of 2017, issued 24 May 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1395/2014 establishing a discard plan for certain small pelagic fisheries and fisheries for industrial purposes in the North Sea. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1345 of 2017, issued 18 July 2017 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2017 on account of overfishing in the previous years. (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 1004 of 2017 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2017 on the establishment of a Union framework for the collection, management and use of data in the fisheries sector and support for scientific advice regarding the common fisheries policy and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 199/2008 (pdf)

Commission Decision (EU) 848 of 2017, issued 17 May 2017 laying down criteria and methodological standards on good environmental status of marine waters and specifications and standardised methods for monitoring and assessment, and repealing Decision 2010/477/EU. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 787 of 2017, issued 8 May 2017 establishing a minimum conservation reference size (MCRS) for red sea bream in the North-East Atlantic Ocean (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 218 of 2017, issued on 6 February 2017 on the Union fishing fleet register. (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 127 of 2017, issued 20 January 2017 fixing for 2017 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters. (pdf)

2016 EU Regulations

Regulation (EU) 2336 of 2016 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2016 establishing specific conditions for fishing for deep-sea stocks in the north-east Atlantic and provisions for fishing in international waters of the north-east Atlantic and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 2347/2002 (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2226 of 2016, issued 9 December 2016 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2016 on account of over fishing in the previous years (pdf)

Regulation (EU) 1627 of 2016 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 on a multiannual recovery plan for bluefin tuna in the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 302/2009 (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 891 of 2016, issued 6 June 2016 amending Regulation (EU) 2016/72 as regards certain fishing opportunities (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 458 of 2016, issued 30 March 2016 amending Regulation (EU) 72 of 2016 as regards certain fishing opportunities (pdf)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 171 of 2016 of 20 November 2015 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/98 on the implementation of the Union's international obligations, as referred to in Article 15(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, under the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas and the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 72 of 2016, issued 22 January 2016 fixing for 2016 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters, and amending Regulation (EU) 2015/104 (pdf)

2015 EU Regulations

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1962 of 2015, issued 28 October 2015 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 404/2011 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy (pdf)

Council Regulation (EU) 1961 of 2015, issued 26 October 2015 amending Regulation (EU) 2015/104 as regards certain fishing opportunities (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1897 of 2015, issued 21 October 2015 amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 2056/2001 as regards the landing obligation. (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 1867 of 2015, issued 19 October 2015 amending Regulation (EC) No 494/2002 as regards the landing obligation (pdf)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1801 of 7 October 2015 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2015 on account of overfishing in the previous years

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1316 of 30 July 2015 derogating from Council Regulation (EC) No 850/98, as regards the minimum conservation reference size for sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)

EU 960-2015 Amendment to TAC Reg
EU 812-2015 Amending Landing Obligation Regulations
EU 741-2015 (Amending 737-2012) Celtic Sea TCM
Council Regulation (EU) 2015/523 of 25 March 2015 amending Regulations (EU) No 43/2014 and (EU) 2015/104 as regards certain fishing opportunities
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/288 of 17 December 2014 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund with regard to the period of time and the dates for the inadmissibility of applications
EU 215-2015 EMFF (Serious Infringements)

Council Regulation (EU) 104 of 2015, issued 19 January 2015 fixing for 2015 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union vessels, in certain non-Union waters, amending Regulation (EU) No 43/2014 and repealing Regulation (EU) No 779/2014 (pdf)

EU 98-2015 EU-ICCAT Convention

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