Resolutions, Recommendations and other Decisions
In accordance with the Convention, the Commission holds a regular meeting every other year and a special meeting in alternate years. The Commission can, on the basis of scientific evidence provided by SCRS and of other relevant information, adopt Recommendations and Resolutions aimed at maintaining the populations of ICCAT species at levels which will permit maximum sustainable catch. Normally, Recommendations and Resolutions are drafted by already-established auxiliary bodies (such as the 4 species-group Panels, or the Compliance Committee), and are presented to the Commission for adoption.
These Recommendations and Resolutions, both active and historical, can be searched below by different search criteria. A complete set of currently active Reccommendations and Resolutions is available [click here].
The abridged compendium, prepared by the Secretariat but which does not have legal status is available [click here]
1. The determination of whether or not a particular regulation is Active has been made by the Secretariat as a guide only. If in doubt, users should consult all relevant regulations.
2. For ease of use, the Secretariat has classified the regulations into different topics, as follows: