S.I. No. 78/2012 - Sea-Fisheries (Technical Measures) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 20th March, 2012.

I, SIMON COVENEY, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 3 , 12 and 14 of the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 (No. 8 of 2006) and the Sea Fisheries, Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2007 ( S.I. No. 707 of 2007 ) (as adapted by the Agriculture and Food (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 455 of 2011 )), for the purpose of giving full effect to Commission Regulation (EU) No 161/2012 of 23 February 20121 hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Sea-Fisheries (Technical Measures) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.

2. The Sea-Fisheries (Technical Measures) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 481 of 2011 ) are amended by the substitution, for Regulation 2(1) of—

“2.(1) In these Regulations “Technical Measures Regulation” means those provisions of Annex III to Council Regulation (EC) No. 43/2009 of 16 January 20092 as amended by Council Regulation (EC) No 753/2009 of 27 July 20093 and Council Regulation (EC) No. 1288/2009 of 27 November 20094 (which is amended by Regulation (EU) No. 579/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 20115 ) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 161/2012 of 23 February 2012.”

3. These Regulations shall remain in force until the 25 August 2012.


GIVEN under my Official Seal,

8 March 2012.


Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does note purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations have the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 161/2012 of 23 February 2012 on emergency measures for the protection of haddock stocks in waters to the west of Scotland.

1 O.J. No. L 52, 24.2.2012, p.6

2 O.J. No. L 22, 26.1.2009, p.1

3 O.J. No. L 214, 19.8.2009, p.1

4 O.J. No. L 347, 24.12.2009, p.6

5 O.J. No. L 165, 24.6.2011, p.1