Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2108/84 of 23 July 1984 laying down detailed rules for determining the mesh size of fishing nets

Celex Number31984R2108
Coming into Force14 October 1984
End of Effective Date13 February 2003
ELIhttp://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1984/2108/oj
Published date24 July 1984
Date23 July 1984
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Communities, L 194, 24 July 1984,Gazzetta ufficiale delle Comunità europee, L 194, 24 luglio 1984,Journal officiel des Communautés européennes, L 194, 24 juillet 1984
EUR-Lex - 31984R2108 - EN 31984R2108

Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2108/84 of 23 July 1984 laying down detailed rules for determining the mesh size of fishing nets

Official Journal L 194 , 24/07/1984 P. 0022 - 0023
Finnish special edition: Chapter 4 Volume 2 P. 0019
Spanish special edition: Chapter 04 Volume 3 P. 0060
Swedish special edition: Chapter 4 Volume 2 P. 0019
Portuguese special edition Chapter 04 Volume 3 P. 0060


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EEC) No 2108/84

of 23 July 1984

laying down detailed rules for determining the mesh size of fishing nets

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN

COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 171/83 of 25 January 1983 laying down certain technical measures for the conservation of fishery resources (1), as last amended by Regulation (EEC) No 1637/84 (2), and in particular Article 6 thereof,

Whereas, in order to ensure compliance with the technical measures for the conservation of fishery resources, it is necessary to lay down detailed rules for determining the mesh size of nets;

Whereas for this purpose it is necessary to specify the types of gauge to be used, how they are to be used, how the meshes to be measured are to be chosen, the method by which each of them is to be measured and how the mesh size of the net is to be calculated, and to describe the sequence of the inspection procedure;

Whereas the measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fishery Resources,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Description of gauges

1. Gauges to be used for determining mesh sizes shall be 2 mm thick, flat, of durable material and capable of retaining their shape. They shall have either a series of parallel-edged sides connected by intermediate tapering edges with a taper of one to eight on each side, or only tapering edges with the taper defined above. They shall have a hole at the narrowest extremity.

2. The gauges shall be marked 'EEC gauge'. Each gauge shall be inscribed on its face with the width in millimetres both on the parallel-sided section, if any, and on the tapering section. In the case of the latter the width shall be inscribed every 1 mm interval and the indication of the width shall appear at regular intervals.

Article 2

Use of the gauge

1. The net shall be stretched in...

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