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Written Answers — Fishing Industry: Fishing Industry (6 Oct 2011) See 1 other result from this answer

Simon Coveney: ...of its functions. I have no role in the matter. However, I understand that data on landings is not collected by reference to distance from shore. I have referred the Deputy's question to the SFPA for direct response. Data on catches by non-Irish vessels are primarily a matter for the Member State of registration of the vessel, whether landed into Ireland or elsewhere.

Written Answers — Departmental Agencies: Departmental Agencies (19 Jul 2012)

Simon Coveney: ...and Development Subsumed into Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine – Horse Racing Ireland €47.4m €45.8m Marine Institute €24.2m €24.2m Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) €11.3m €10.2m Teagasc €126.2m €132.2m

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Landing Obligation Update and Fishing Fleet Management: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (30 Jun 2015)

Thomas Pringle: ...a final question on enforcement, something that will become an issue, particularly when other countries are involved. In recent days, stories have emerged of a Danish pelagic trawler to which the SFPA issued penalty points, but the Danish authorities refused to apply those points to the trawler's licence. How will enforcement, including of landing obligations, be handled in such...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (20 May 2010)

Brendan Smith: ...in customs legislation for imported foods to undergo 'substantial transformation' to assume the origin of the country where that processing occurred. The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is responsible for verification of accurate labelling in seafood establishments up to but not including retail. Such checks including accurate origin labelling, are incorporated into ongoing...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Licences (20 Mar 2018)

Michael Creed: .... Under European food safety law, harvesting of shellfish, such as cockles, for placing on the market must only take place from classified production areas.  The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is Ireland's competent authority for the classification of live bivalve mollusc production areas.  I have no role in relation to this process and, by law, the SFPA is...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (9 Jun 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...bye-law. In the event that it remains on the Statute book, it’s enforcement under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 2006, is a matter for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Naval Service.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Food Labelling (8 May 2013)

Simon Coveney: ...Minister for Health. The FSAI carries out its enforcement function through “service contracts” with official agencies. These official agencies include the Sea Fishery Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Health Service Executive (HSE). The SFPA is an independent body under the aegis of my Department. It carries out, on an ongoing basis, a range of official controls on...

Written Answers — Naval Service Patrols: Naval Service Patrols (21 Apr 2010)

Tony Killeen: ...and other duties while on patrol. On any given patrol day, the Naval Service can carry out a number of taskings on behalf of other state agencies such as the Sea Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA), an Garda Síochána and the Customs Service of the Revenue Commissioners. The SFPA is Ireland's competent authority for seafood safety and sea fisheries protection. Officials from the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Quotas (8 Nov 2018)

Michael Creed: ...,431 KW days for 2018 (when a deduction for fishing in excess of available effort in 2017 of 5777 KW days was taken into account). At the Quota Management Advisory Committee on 23 October last, the SFPA provided that crab effort uptake in the Biologically Sensitive Area (BSA) was at 77.73%. By 30th October, the Department received notice from the SFPA that the uptake figures had...

Seanad: Order of Business (12 Mar 2014)

Denis O'Donovan: ...m long; it is one of the biggest super trawlers ever to fish in Irish waters and concerns about it have been raised nationally and elsewhere in Europe. A former Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, officer is deeply concerned about the damage it can do to Irish stock. Conservation groups are also concerned about the damage it can do to whale and dolphin numbers because it can hoover...

Written Answers — Public Sector Remuneration: Public Sector Remuneration (2 Feb 2012)

Simon Coveney: ...State Body Salary Teagasc €160,082 Bord Bia €160,082 National Milk Agency (NMA) €85,845 Marine Institute €146,221 Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) €129,512 Sea Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA) €110,844 Coillte €297,024 Irish National Stud (INS) €133,419 Bord na gCon €155,000 Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) €190,773

Written Answers — Departmental Agencies: Departmental Agencies (19 Oct 2010)

Brendan Smith: ...and did not come under the aegis of my Department until late 2007. The annual budgets for this body for each of the years concerned are: 2007 2008 2009 2010 Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) €10,954,0001 €13,296,000 €10,853,000 €11,324,000 As a non-commercial body, the question of turnover does not apply to this agency. 1. (€5,983,000 from the Department of...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (16 Oct 2007)

Eamon Ryan: Responsibility for ensuring the efficient and effective enforcement of sea fisheries law rests with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) as established by statute on the 1st of January, 2007. The Authority is an independent body and will, as tasked by law, enforce all relevant national and European regulations. Quota management arrangements which determine the quantity of a...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (8 Jul 2008) See 1 other result from this answer

Brendan Smith: Since the establishment of the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) on 1 January 2007, the provision of the information requested is a matter for that Authority, which is a statutory body independent of me and my Department. In relation to 2006 and prior to the establishment of the Authority, the information requested is set out below. Non Irish fishing vessels Details Number...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Functions (7 Mar 2017)

Michael Creed: ...the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine has responsibility for oversight of Corporate Governance of the Marine Institute & The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority. The Marine Institute and the SFPA operate completely in accordance with the legislation under which they we re established. My Department equally operates...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (26 Mar 2014)

Simon Coveney: ...the Irish control authorities. Under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 2006, operational issues concerning sea fisheries control are a matter for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Naval Service. The prosecution of fisheries infringements are carried out on behalf of the State by the Director of Public Prosecutions. It is the responsibility of the Control...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Offences (27 Oct 2016)

Michael Creed: ...sea fisheries control are, as a matter of law, exclusively for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority and the Naval Service.  As Minister I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including in relation to law enforcement.  The SFPA and the Naval Service through the Fisheries Monitoring Centre have monitored the movements of these vessels when in our...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Deployment (17 Jan 2019)

Paul Kehoe: ...surveillance, security and other duties. In relation to this sea-fishery protection role, the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 established the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) as the competent Authority for securing efficient and effective enforcement of sea fisheries protection legislation and the sustainable exploitation of marine fish resources from the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Food Labelling (6 Nov 2012)

Simon Coveney: ...It carries out this remit through service contracts with my Department and other agencies including the Health Service Executive (HSE), Local Authorities, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). The FSAI has advised my Department that the number of inspections where non compliance with labelling legislation were found are as...

Written Answers — Decentralisation Programme: Decentralisation Programme (5 Nov 2008)

Brendan Smith: ...Grattan Business Centre, Dublin Road 4,359 sq. ft 35 Pending delivery of the permanent accommodation, the OPW has leased accommodation for the Department and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) in Clonakilty on a temporary basis. Premises Area Capacity Block C, West Cork Technology Park (DAFF) 12,400 sq. ft. 100 Block G, West Cork Technology Park (SFPA) 9,363 sq. ft. 45 The...

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