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Regulation (EU) No. 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Common Fisheries Policy, amending Council Regulations (EC) No. 1954/2003 and (EC) No. 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No. 2371/2002 and (EC) No. 639/2004 and Council Decision 2004/585/EC.

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This Regulation lays down provisions concerning the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), which covers the following: (a) the conservation of marine biological resources and the management of fisheries and fleets exploiting such resources; (b) in relation to measures on markets and financial measures in support of the implementation of the CFP, fresh water biological resources, aquaculture, and the processing and marketing of fisheries and aquaculture products. The CFP applies to activities carried out in the territories of the Member States, in European Union waters and by European Union fishing vessels outside European Union waters. The aim of the CFP is to ensure that fishing and aquaculture activities are environmentally sustainable in the long-term and are managed in a way that is consistent with the objectives of achieving economic, social and employment benefits, and of contributing to the availability of food supplies. The Regulations also promotes the fight against IUU fishing activities.
The Regulation consists of the following Parts: (I) General provisions; (II) Access to waters; (III) Measures for the conservation and sustainable exploitation of marine biological resources; (IV) Management of fishing capacity; (V) Scientific base for fisheries management; (VI) External policy; (VII) Aquaculture; (VIII) Common market organization; (IX) Control and enforcement; (X) Financial instruments; (XI) Advisory Councils; (XII) Procedural provisions; (XIII) Final provisions.
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The Regulation entered into force on 29 December 2013. It applies from 1 January 2014.
An unofficial consolidated version of the present Regulation as amended last by Regulation (EU) 2022/2495 of 14 December 2022 is attached.
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Official Journal of the European Union L 354, 28 December 2013, pp. 22-60.
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