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Fishing Opportunities for 2020 for EU fish stocks

COM (2019) 483 final proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION fixing for 2020 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in EU waters and, for EU vessels, in certain non-EU waters.

Fishing opportunities for each Member State are agreed on an annual basis in the EU Fisheries Council of Ministers on the basis of a proposal produced by the European Commission. A proposal which sets out the 2020 fishing levels for certain stocks was published by the EU Commission on the 24 October 2019. 

Each year, a Sea Fisheries Sustainability Impact Assessment, based on consultation with all major stakeholders, is brought before the Dáil before EU fisheries negotiations commence.

Stakeholders are asked to comment on the Commission proposal for fishing opportunities for 2020 – COM (2019) 483 final. The closing date for this call for submissions is close of business 22 November 2019.


All submissions received, subject to legal and editorial considerations, will be published on this website.

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