Council Regulation (EC) No 1093/94 of 6 May 1994 setting the terms under which fishing vessels of a third country may land directly and market their catches at Community ports

Coming into Force19 May 1994,15 May 1994
End of Effective Date31 December 2009
Celex Number31994R1093
ELIhttp://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1994/1093/oj
Published date12 May 1994
Date06 May 1994
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Communities, L 121, 12 May 1994
EUR-Lex - 31994R1093 - EN

Council Regulation (EC) No 1093/94 of 6 May 1994 setting the terms under which fishing vessels of a third country may land directly and market their catches at Community ports

Official Journal L 121 , 12/05/1994 P. 0003 - 0005
Finnish special edition: Chapter 4 Volume 6 P. 0064
Swedish special edition: Chapter 4 Volume 6 P. 0064


COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1093/94 of 6 May 1994 setting the terms under which fishing vessels of a third country may land directly and market their catches at Community ports

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 43 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission (1),

Having regard to the opinion of the European Parliament (2),

Having regard to the opinion of the Economic and Social Committee (3),

Whereas, as far as the Treaty is concerned, the authority of the coastal State as regards access by third country vessels to internal waters and ports is exercised by the Member State; whereas, however, as regards access to such ports by fishing vessels for direct landing and marketing of their catches, it is necessary to enact additional uniform measures at Community level so that such operations are effected in a manner not liable to affect operation of the common fisheries policy, including health and marketing standards which are applicable to Community production, and so lead to a situation in which competition is distorted to the detriment of Community production and having regard to imports consigned by other means of transport;

Whereas, in particular, landing should be permitted only at ports where health and veterinary checking facilities are available, and masters of the fishing vessels concerned should be required to produce a specific landing statement;

Whereas the access for direct landing by fishing vessels flying the flag of, or registered in, a third country must not impair the market balance sought for certain products by means of the price mechanisms introduced as part of the market organization; whereas sales of these products must therefore respect price levels set by the Community;

Whereas, moreover, the common organization of the market of these products rests to a large extent on the capacity of producers' organizations to promote price regularization, by imposing on their members compliance with the...

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