CMM 2022-04 05

Status: Active
Included in ARPt2
Effective From
Applicability Definition
Applies to Coastal CCMs who notify of applying alternative measures not contained in the CMM which are being applied in areas under CMM's national jurisdiction
Report to describe, where applicable, any alternative measures from those in CMM 2022-04 SHARKS which are applied by CCMs in areas under national jurisdiction (provide in Part 2 Annual Report)
Full Text

5. Nothing in this measure shall prejudice the sovereignty and sovereign rights of coastal States, including for traditional fishing activities and the rights of traditional fishers, to apply alternative measures for the purpose of exploring, exploiting, conserving and managing sharks, including any national plan of action for the conservation and management of sharks, within areas under their national jurisdiction. When Commission Members, Cooperating Non-Members, and Participating Territories (CCMs) apply alternative measures, the CCMs shall annually provide to the Commission, in their Part 2 Annual Report, a description of the measures.

Annex 2: Template for reporting implementation of this CMM. Each CCM shall include the following information in Part 2 of its annual report:
1. Description of alternative measures in para 5, if applicable.

Mitigating impacts of fishing on species of special interest
Sub Theme
Annual report on implementation
Category / CMR Section
Category: Report
Introduced Date:
Audit Point Definition
The Secretariat confirms that CCM reported in AR Pt 2 information on alternative measures not contained in the CMM that the CCM is applying in areas under CCM’s national jurisdiction.
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
Category: Report
CMS Compliance History
When Evaluated:
2020, 2021, 2022
Average Score:
Likelihood of Non-Compliance:
Consequence of Risk Ratings
CCM or collective group Consequence of Non-Compliance Risk of Non-Compliance
European Union
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)