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Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Seychelles.

Type of law

By virtue of this Protocol the European Union and the Republic of Seychelles set out the fishing opportunities granted under article 5 of their Fisheries Partnership Agreement. These fishing opportunities cover 40 tuna purse seine vessels and 6 surface longliners. Vessels flying the flag of a Member State of the European Union may engage in fishing activities in fishing areas within the Seychelles' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) only if they are in possession of a fishing authorization or licence issued under this Protocol. The Annex to the Protocol sets forth the conditions for the pursuit of fishing activities by Euroepan Union vessels in Seychelles s waters. These conditions encompass application and issue of fishing authorizations, catch communications, landing, transshipment and provisions on the vessel monitoring system.
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Entry into force notes
This Protocol shall enter into force on the date on which the Parties notify each other of the completion of the procedures necessary for that purpose. It shall be applied provisionally as from 18 January 2014.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 4, 9 January 2014, pp. 3-37.
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