CMM 2021-01 Att 2 05-06

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Status: Historical
Included in ARPt2
Effective From
Effective Until
Applicability Definition
Applies to Philippines for vessels authorised to operate under the HSP1 special arrangement in CMM 2021-01
Superseded By
Specific requirements for deploying observers on Philippines vessels fishing in HSP-1
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OBSERVER 5. The fishing vessels covered by this measure shall employ a WCPFC Regional Observer on board during the whole duration while they operate in HSP-1 SMA in accordance with the provisions of CMM 2007-01.
6. Regional Observers from other CCMs shall be given preference/priority. For this purpose, the Philippines and the Commission Secretariat shall inform the CCMs and the Adjacent Coastal State of the deployment needs and requirements at 60 days prior expected departure. The Secretariat and the CCM that has available qualified regional observer shall inform the Philippines of the readiness and availability of the Regional Observer at least 30 days prior to the deployment date. If none is available, the Philippines is authorized to deploy regional observers from the Philippines.

Observer activity related requirement
Sub Theme
HSP requirements
Category / CMR Section
Category: Implementation
Introduced Date:
Audit Point Definition
CCM submitted a statement in AR Pt 2 that:
a. confirms CCM’s implementation through adoption of a national binding measure that requires CCM flagged vessels to employ a WCPFC Regional Observer while operating in HSP-1 SMA
b. describes how the CCM is monitoring and ensuring that its flagged vessels are not operating in HSP-1 SMA without a WCPFC Regional Observer, and how potential infringements or instances of non-compliance with this requirement are handled
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
Category: Implementation
CMS Compliance History
When Evaluated:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
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Consequence of Risk Ratings
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European Union
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)