CMM 2008-04 02

Source:
Status: Active
Included in ARP2
Effective From
Measures necessary to prohibit use by their vessels of large-scale driftnets in the high seas
Full Text
CCMs shall take all measures necessary to prohibit their fishing vessels from using large-scale driftnets while on the high seas in the Convention Area.
Theme
Mitigating impacts of fishing on species of special interest
Sub Theme
Driftnet prohibition
Category / CMR Section
Implementation
Category: Implementation
Introduced Date:
Version:
1.0
Audit Point Definition
CCM submitted a statement in AR Pt2 that:

a. confirms CCM’s implementation through adoption of a national binding measure that prohibits CCM fishing vessels operating on the high seas in the Convention Area from using large-scale driftnets

b. describes how it is monitoring its fishing vessels operating on the high seas in the Convention Area to ensure they are not using driftnets and how the CCM responds to potential infringements or instances of non-compliance with this requirement.
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
Category: Implementation
CMS Compliance History
When Evaluated:N/A
Average Score:N/A
Likelihood of Non-Compliance:
Rare
Consequence of Risk Ratings
CCM or collective group Consequence of Non-Compliance Risk of Non-Compliance
European Union
Serious
High
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)
Major
Moderate
Philippines
Major
Moderate