15.1.2013   

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Official Journal of the European Union

C 11/86


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 850/98 concerning the conservation of fishery resources through technical measures for the protection of juveniles of marine organisms’

COM(2012) 432 final — 2012/0208 (COD)

2013/C 11/21

On 11 September 2012 the European Parliament and on 17 September 2012 the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 43 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 850/98 concerning the conservation of fishery resources through technical measures for the protection of juveniles of marine organisms

COM(2012) 432 final — 2012/0208 (COD).

Since the Committee endorses the content of the proposal, it decided, at its 484th plenary session of 14 and 15 November 2012 (meeting of 14 November 2012), by 143 votes to 3 with 7 abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 14 November 2012.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON