EU delays discard sanctions

European Commissioner Karmenu Vella, said: "Today's deal between the European Parliament and Council on the new landing obligation for fishermen brings legal clarity for our fishing community. Photo: European Parliament

The European Parliament and Council are delaying sanctions for failing to comply with the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) discard ban, giving fishermen two years to ‘adapt’.

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