The Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation (Variation) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-07-02

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1630

SEA FISHERIES
The Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation (Variation) Order 1997

Made
2nd July 1997

Laid before Parliament
3rd July 1997

Coming into force
4th July 1997

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with sea fishing in Scotland and Northern Ireland and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1) and 6(2) of the Fishery Limits Act 1976(1) and now vested in them(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:—

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation (Variation) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 4th July 1997.

Variation of the Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation Order 1996

2.  The Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation Order 1996(3) shall be varied by substituting, for Schedule 2 to that Order, the Schedule to this Order.

Elliot Morley
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
26th June 1997

Sewel
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
26th June 1997

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Win Griffiths
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
26th June 1997

Marjorie Mowlam
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
2nd July 1997

Article 2
SCHEDULE

Article 3
“SCHEDULE 2

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Countries
ICES area (as defined in article 2)
Descriptions of fish

Notes

(a)
“Other white fish by-catches” means by-catchers of fish of descriptions other than those specified in column 3 in relation to the Faroe Islands.

(b)
“Other species” means fish of descriptions other than those specified in column 3 in relation to Norway, subject to the qualification that catches of sole shall be limited to by-catches.

(c)
“Combined quota species” means grenadier or rat-tails, mora mora, greater forkbeard.

(d)
“Dogfish” includes grey shark, black shark, bird-beak dogfish, leafscale gulper shark, greater lantern shark, smooth lantern shark and Portuguese dogfish.”

Faroe Islands
IIa
Herring.

IVa, b, c
Horse mackerel, Norway pout, sand eels, sprat, other white fish by-catches (note (a)).

IVa
Mackerel.

Part of VIa
Ling, tusk, blue ling, herring, mackerel, horse mackerel, Norway pout, sprat, blue whiting.

VIb
Ling, tusk, blue ling, blue whiting.

VIIe, f, h
Mackerel, horse mackerel.

All sub-areas and divisions
Porbeagle.

Norway
IIa
Mackerel, blue whiting, argentine, blue ling, ling, tusk, Greenland halibut, herring, other species (note (b)).

IVa
All species.

IVb
All species except for mackerel.

IVc
All species except for herring and mackerel.

Vb
Blue ling, ling, tusk, combined quota species (note (c)).

Part of VIa
Mackerel, blue whiting, argentine, herring, Norway pout.

VI
Ling, blue ling, tusk, dogfish (note (d)), basking shark, porbeagle, blue whiting, argentine, Greenland halibut, combined quota species (note (c)).

VII
Blue Ling, ling, tusk, dogfish (note (d)), basking shark, porbeagle, combined quota species (note (c)).

VIId, e, f, h
Mackerel.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order varies the Fishing Boats (Specified Countries) Designation Order 1996 which designates the Faroe Islands and Norway as countries whose registered fishing boats may fish for certain species of sea fish in certain areas of British fishery limits outside the area within 12 miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, for the purposes of section 2(1) of the Fishery Limits Act 1976. The variation effected by this Order enables boats from these countries to fish for herring in ICES division IIa and is pursuant to agreements reached between the European Community and these countries on reciprocal fishing rights.


(1)
1976 c. 86; see section 8 for the definition of “the Ministers”.

(2)
In the case of the Secretary of State for Wales, by virtue of S.I. 1978/272.

(3)
S.I. 1996/1035.
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