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Regulation (EU) 2021/1139 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund and amending Regulation (EU) 2017/1004.

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This Regulation lays down rules for the establishment of the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund for the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2027, with the aim of channelling funding from the Union budget to support the Common Fisheries Policy, the Union s maritime policy and the Union s international commitments in the field of ocean governance. The priorities of the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund are: (1) fostering sustainable fisheries and the restoration and conservation of aquatic biological resources; (2) fostering sustainable aquaculture activities, and processing and marketing of fishery and aquaculture products, thus contributing to food security in the Union; (3) enabling a sustainable blue economy in coastal, island and inland areas, and fostering the development of fishing and aquaculture communities; and (4) strengthening international ocean governance and enabling seas and oceans to be safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed.
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Entry into force notes
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. It shall apply from 1 January 2021 with regard to the support under direct and indirect management provided for in Title III.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 247, 13 July 2021, pp. 1-49.
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