PUBLIC TAKEOVER DECLARATION

Under current EU rules, where fish is landed but is not offered for sale or is intended for sale at a later date, the owner of the fish or their agent (“the holder”) must complete and submit a takeover declaration. Under the new Regulations the ‘holder’ of the fish, must submit this information to Fisheries Administrations by online Electronic Reporting System.

Notes for completing the Public Takeover Declaration

User inputs are categorized in the following four sections. Fields marked with * are mandatory fields. In order to submit takeover declaration you must have pop-ups enabled for your browser session.

Holder Details

First Name : Enter the first name of the Holder.
Surname* : Enter the surname of the Holder.
Company Name* : Enter the Company Name of the Holder.

Enter the Address of the Holder in the following fields.
Building Name
Street Name
Town*
County/District
Country : Please select the country from the list provided.
Postcode*
Recipient Email* : Enter the Email Address of the Holder.

Vessel Details

Vessel Details can be populated using the Vessel Lookup Popup window. These details can also be directly entered.
Vessel PLN* : Enter the Vessel PLN and press the ‘Enter’ or ‘TAB’ keys or use the ‘Lookup’ button to invoke the Vessel Lookup Popup window. Entering the partial information of Vessel PLN will do a wildcard search and list all the matched vessels. Use the ‘Select’ link to pick the values from the Popup window. If the PLN is an exact match it will automatically populate the Name & Country fields.

Vessel Name
Vessel Country*

Master/Owner Name* : Enter the Master/Owner name and press the ‘enter’ key or use the ‘Lookup’ button to invoke the Vessel Owners Lookup Popup window. This lists more than one record if the selected Vessel PLN has more than one Owner. Use the ‘Select’ link to pick the values from the Popup window. By default this field populates the First Owner Name of the selected Vessel PLN.

Port of Landing* : Please select the port of landing from the list provided or type the first few characters of the Port of Landing that is required.

Date of Landing* : Enter the Date of landing (DD/MM/YYYY) or use the ‘calendar’ button to select a date.

Logbook Number : Enter the Logbook Number associated with the landing.

Landing Dec. Number : Enter the Landing Declaration Number associated with the landing.

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Takeover Details

Date of Takeover* : Enter the Date of Takeover took place.
Port of Takeover* : Please select the port of takeover from the list provided.
Country of Takeover* : Please select the country of takeover from the list provided.

After entering the above details press the “Add” button to proceed with entering the takeover Line details. From the takeover line page you can use the “Edit” button to make modifications to the previously entered values.

Takeover Line Details

Species* : Please select the Species from the list provided or type in the first few characters of the Species that is required.
Fishing Area* : Please the select the Fishing Area from the list provided.
ICES/NAFO Zone : Please select the ICES/NAFO Zone from the list provided. (Data population for this list depends on the Fishing Area selection).
Freshness/Grade* : Please select the Freshness/Grade from the list provided.
State* : Please select the State of the species from the list provided.
Presentation* : Please select the Presentation from the list provided. (Data population for this list depends on the State selection).
Size* : Please select the Size from the list provided.
Weight (Kgs)* : Enter the Weight of the catch. (Units are Kilograms).

Use the ‘Add Line’ button to add a Takeover Line. All the added line items will be populated in the grid. Select the ‘Edit’ link to make amendments in the takeover line items. Select the ‘Delete’ Link to delete the takeover line items (this requires a confirmation).

Use the ‘Reset’ button to clear the Takeover Line details.

Use the ‘Clear All’ button to clear all the already entered Takeover Line details.

When you have completed the Takeover Declaration press the ‘submit’ button to send them. You will receive a confirmation email with details of the Takeover for your records.

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