The Committee welcomes the intention to radically reform the European Common Fisheries Policy (ECP) and in particular its objective to establish a de-centralised policy, less dependent on detailed decisions taken in Brussels and allowing more opportunity for local and regional involvement in fisheries management. However, the essential detail, clarity and sanctions regime needed for such a policy to work effectively is missing and needs to be included.
Fiske och vattenbruk
Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain technical and control measures in the Skagerrak and amending Regulation (EC) No 850/98 and Regulation (EC) No 1342/2008
COM(2012) 471 final - 2012/0232 (COD)
Adopted at the plenary session of 10-11 December 2014