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

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Articles 2(1) and (4) and 4(1)


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Provision of the Council RegulationSubject matterMaximum fine on summary conviction

1.  Article 6.1, in so far as that paragraph relates to retaining on board or landing

Prohibitions on retaining on board or land catches from stocks for which total allowable catches or quotas are fixed and have been exhausted.£50,000

2.  Article 6.1, in so far as that paragraph relates to catch composition or sorting

Prohibitions in certain circumstances on retaining on board or landing catches having a certain composition or which have been sorted.The statutory maximum

3.  Article 6.2

Prohibition on landing catches which are unsorted and contain herring when the catch limitations set out in Annex II have been exhausted.£50,000

4.  Article 8 and Annex IV, paragraphs 2 and 6

Prohibition on landing catches containing unsorted herring at harbours where adequate sampling systems are not in place.

Prohibition on offering for sale for human consumption herring caught in the areas specified in Annex IV paragraph 6 by vessels carrying towed nets of a minimum mesh size less than 32mm and landed.

The statutory maximum

5.  Article 9 and Annex V, paragraphs 3, 4, 6, 8 and 9.

Prohibition on fishing in the Bornholm Deep from 15 May to 31 August 2000.

Prohibition during the year 2000 on landing or retaining on board sand eels caught within an area bounded by the east coast of England and Scotland.

Minimum mesh size of 90mm applied to fishing for sole in ICES Divisions IVc and VIId.

Requirements as to mesh sizes and by-catches in the Skagerrak and Kattegat.

Minimum landing size of 27cm for plaice.

(a)In the case of the prohibitions on fishing in the Bornholm Deep and on landing and retaining on board sand eels, £50,000; and

(b)in any other case, the statutory maximum.

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