Statutory guidance

Landing Obligation - General requirements 2018

The landing obligation (‘discard ban’) applies to quota species and is being phased in over the period 2015 to 2019.



Specific regulations applying to pelagic and demersal fisheries are detailed in:

Published 5 December 2017
Last updated 16 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. The remainder of the uplift for North Sea Haddock and North Sea Whiting will be allocated based on FQA units text added
  2. Storing undersize fish text updated
  3. added 2018 quota uplift information
  4. Text updated
  5. First published.