Discard Ban 2012-2013

The plans of the European Commission for the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) provide for phased introduction of a landing obligation. The Commission's proposed model, namely a stepped introduction of a landing requirement for some target species, is still under discussion.

Therefore, the Ministry of Economic Afairs needs information on catch quotas, fully documented fisheries (FDF), the consequences of a discard ban and the costs and benefits.

The aim of this research is to provide this information.

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