12-10-2020 13:50
Study presentation for PECH committee

Fishing boat returning to home harbour with lots of seagulls Fishing boat returning to home harbour with lots of seagulls
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On 12 October 2020, the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies presented a new study "Implementation of the current EU fisheries control system by Member States (2014-19)" at the PECH Committee meeting.

This study assesses the implementation of the current EU fisheries control system by Member States. It focuses on the application of national infringement procedures, sanctions and the point system for serious infringements from 2014 to 2019. The research shows results based on interviews and survey replies by 17 out of 22 coastal Member States and it presents case studies for the following seven countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.