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The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) (Wales) Order 2000

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2.  –

(1) In this Order —

  • “the Council Regulation” (“Rheoliad y Cyngor”) means Council Regulation (EC) No. 2742/1999(1) fixing for 2000 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where limitations in catch are required and amending Regulation (EC) No. 66/98;

  • “Council Regulation 2847/93” (“Rheoliad y Cyngor 2847/93”) means Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2847/93 establishing a control system applicable to the common fisheries policy(2) as amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2870/95(3), Council Decision (EC) No. 95/528(4), Council Regulation (EC) No. 2489/96(5), Council Regulation (EC) No. 686/97(6), Council Regulation (EC) No. 2205/97(7), Council Regulation (EC) No. 2635/97(8) and Council Regulation (EC) No. 2846/98(9);

  • “relevant British fishing boat” (“cwch pysgota Prydeinig perthnasol”) means a fishing boat, other than a Scottish fishing boat, which is registered in the United Kingdom under Part II of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(10) or is owned wholly by persons qualified to own British ships for the purposes of that Part of that Act;

  • “relevant offence” (“tramgwydd perthnasol”) means an offence under:

    (a)

    article 3 of this Order; or

    (b)

    any provision in an order extending to any other part of the United Kingdom made for the purposes of implementing a specified Community provision, being a provision in respect of which, by virtue of section 30(2A) of the Fisheries Act 1981(11), proceedings may be commenced in any place in the United Kingdom;

  • “Scottish fishing boat” (“cwch pysgota Albanaidd”) means a fishing vessel which is registered in the register maintained under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 and whose entry in the register specifies a port in Scotland as the port to which the vessel is to be treated as belonging;

  • “specified Community provision” (“darpariaeth Gymunedol benodedig”) means a provision of the Council Regulation specified in column 1 of Schedules 1 and 2 to this Order as read with any qualifying words relating to that provision in that column;

  • “the territorial sea adjacent to Wales” (“y môr tiriogaethol cyfagos at Gymru”) shall be interpreted in accordance with article 6 and Schedule 3 of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999(12);

(2) In this Order—

(a)any reference to a Community instrument is a reference to that instrument as amended on the date this Order is made;

(b)any reference to a logbook, declaration or document includes, in addition to a logbook, declaration or document in writing —

(i)any map, plan, graph or drawing;

(ii)any photograph;

(iii)any disk, tape, sound track or other device in which sounds or other data are recorded so as to be capable (with or without the aid of some other equipment) of being reproduced therefrom;

(iv)any film (including microfilm), negative, tape, disk or other device in which one or more visual images are recorded so as to be capable (as aforesaid) of being reproduced therefrom; and

(v)any data, howsoever reproduced, communicated via a satellite-based vessel monitoring system established under Article 3.1 of Council Regulation 2847/93.

(3) Column 2 of Schedules 1 and 2 (which provide in relation to each specified Community provision an indication of the subject matter of the provision) shall not be read as limiting the scope of any specified Community provision and shall be disregarded in relation to any question arising as to the construction of this Order.

(4) For the purpose of the prohibition contained in paragraph 2 of Annex IV to the Council Regulation:

(a)the harbours at which a fishing boat may land a catch of fish containing unsorted herring are those within Wales or within the territorial sea adjacent to Wales whose sampling systems a British sea-fishery officer at that harbour decides are adequate for landing such a catch;

(b)in making such a decision, a British sea-fishery officer shall have regard to the overall size and characteristics of a catch;

(c)a British sea-fishery officer may only make such a decision following an application by the master of a fishing boat to a British sea-fishery officer at that harbour before the landing of a catch; and

(d)a British sea-fishery officer shall notify the master of a fishing boat of any such decision.

(1)

OJ No. L341, 31.12.99, p.1.

(2)

OJ No. L261, 20.10.93.

(3)

OJ No. L301, 14.12.95, p.1.

(4)

OJ No. L301, 14.12.95, p.35.

(5)

OJ No. L338, 28.12.96, p.12.

(6)

OJ No. L102, 19.4.97, p.1.

(7)

OJ No. L304, 7.11.97, p.1.

(8)

OJ No. L356, 31.12.97, p.14.

(9)

OJ No. L358, 31.12.98, p.5

(11)

Inserted by the Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) (No.2) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1820.

(12)

S.I. 1999/672.

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