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Following the conclusion of the new Coastal State mackerel agreement, which was signed in London on 12 March, agreement was reached on 13 March between the European Union and the Faroe Islands on reciprocal exchanges of fishing opportunities in each other’s waters for 2014. This agreement follows a period of four years, during which time the Parties had not concluded arrangements, due to the long-standing mackerel dispute.

Faeroe Islands

Northern agreement

Entry in force

2 February 1990

Legal framework

The Framework Agreement was adopted by Council Regulation (EEC) 2211/80 of 27 June 1980, OJ - L 226 of 29 August 1980, page 11

Period

10 years to 2000

Renewal

Extended two further periods of 6 years to 2012, subsequent tacit renovation for periods of 6 years unless a notice of termination is given.

Notice of termination

9 months

Press release of 14/03/2014

EU and Faroe Islands reach agreement on reciprocal exchanges of fishing opportunities