Amendments 30 to 33

Fisheries Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 4:43 pm on 24th June 2020.

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Moved by Lord Gardiner of Kimble

30: Clause 26, page 17, line 11, leave out “calendar year” and insert “period”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the amendment to Clause 23(1) appearing in the name of Lord Gardiner.

31: Clause 26, page 17, line 13, leave out “year” and insert “period”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the amendment to Clause 23(1) appearing in the name of Lord Gardiner.

32: Clause 26, page 17, line 15, leave out “year” and insert “period”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the amendment to Clause 23(1) appearing in the name of Lord Gardiner.

33: Clause 26, page 17, line 15, at end insert—“(1A) In determining under subsection (1) whether a catch quota is exceeded, only count sea fish caught that are required to be counted against it under—(a) Article 15 of the Common Fisheries Policy Regulation (landing obligation), or(b) any other provision of retained direct EU legislation.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that the rules in retained direct EU legislation about when catches are or are not to be counted against quotas apply for the purposes of the duty in subsection (1) of this Clause to secure that catch quotas are not exceeded.

Amendments 30 to 33 agreed.

Clause 27: Sale of English fishing opportunities for a calendar year