Marine and fisheries compliance: implementation of control regulation weighing

Guidance on European regulations requiring all catches to be weighed.

Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 (Control Regulation)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) N0 404/2011

Sampling Plans – Control Plans – Common Control Programmes

European regulations require all catches to be weighed. Please see the documents below for further details. 

From 18 February 2013 all operators have had to meet the obligation to weigh catches.

Control regulation weighing: control regulation weighing letter
Control regulation weighing: private sale weighing requirement
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