Maximum sustainable yield (MSY) legal briefing

Publication - September 30, 2015
This briefing analyses the provisions in Article 2(2) of the CFP Regulation (1380/2013) and explains the scientific rationale for imposing an obligation to limit exploitation rates below the FMSY reference point.

It also assess the broader legal framework linked to Article 2(2) and summarises the institutions’ obligation to facilitate the achievement of the CFP objectives.

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