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How the Implementation of the Landing Obligation Was Weakened

  • Björn Stockhausen

Abstract

This chapter covers the development of provisions and exemptions to the Landing Obligation in the years following the adoption of the Common Fisheries Policy in December 2013. It focuses on the processes leading to certain changes in Article 15, the development of discard plans, and describes reasons for the slow implementation of the Landing Obligation. It provides further insight into why the intention of the objective of the discard ban, the reduction of unwanted catches, has not yet been achieved to its maximum possible extent.

Keywords

Data collection Discard plans High survival Implementation Omnibus Regulation 

Notes

Acknowledgments

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  • Björn Stockhausen
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  1. 1.Seas At RiskBrusselsBelgium

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