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Topical Issue Debate: Fisheries Disputes (20 Nov 2013)

Simon Coveney: All matters relating to the operational enforcement of sea fisheries law are, by statute, appropriate to the SFPA. Deputy John Browne, in particular, knows this and I am surprised to hear a former Minister of State with responsibility for the fisheries sector say what he said. The issue relates to a company's compliance with sea fisheries legislation and is one for the SFPA. The matters...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (24 Feb 2009)

Brendan Smith: This is a matter for the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), an independent authority, which was established under Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 on January 1st 2007. The Act clearly provides that the Authority is independent in the exercise of its functions and as such I have no remit as to its work programme or its strategic deployment of resources. I have,...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (16 Dec 2009)

Brendan Smith: I propose to take Questions Nos. 308 to 310, inclusive, together. These are matters for the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), an independent authority, which was established under Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 on January 1st 2007. The Act clearly provides that the Authority is independent in the exercise of its functions and as such I have no remit as to its work...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Common Fisheries Policy (7 Oct 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...in the context of S.I. No. 3 of 2014 allows for the foreign licence holder to utilise the appeals mechanism in Ireland . However, if found liable for the infringement following an appeal, the SFPA will notify the competent authorities in the flag Member State of the infringement. Article 126(5) of 404/201 1 is clear that it is the Flag M ember State which is liable for the assignment...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Protected Disclosures (5 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: ...Protection Authority. I am aware of the issues raised in this disclosure and I can assure the Deputy that it is being treated with the utmost seriousness. The matter is being considered by the SFPA, which is the body legally assigned responsibility for fishery control matters. Given the nature of the issues raised, I have asked the SFPA to keep me informed of developments.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (17 Apr 2018)

Michael Creed: The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is the agency responsible for recording landings of fish into Irish Ports. The following table sets out the information provided to me by the SFPA regarding fish landings into Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre. Dunmore East FHC Landing Figures 2010-2017 Year Sum of Tonnes Sum of Value in € No. of Landings 2010 8,387 13,671,679 1,129...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (25 Mar 2009)

Brendan Smith: The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 clearly provides that the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is independent in the exercise of its functions and as such I have no remit as to its work programme or its strategic deployment of resources. Equally, I have no remit with regard to the operational activities of the Naval Service. Consequently, I have no official...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (27 Jan 2010)

Brendan Smith: I propose to take Questions Nos. 109 and 136 together. These are matters for the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), an independent authority, which was established under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 on January 1st 2007. The Act clearly provides that the Authority is independent in the exercise of its functions and as such I have no remit as to its work...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (2 Oct 2018)

Michael Creed: The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is the agency responsible for recording landings of fish into Irish Ports. The following table sets out the information provided to me by the SFPA regarding fish landings into Howth Fishery Harbour Centre. Howth FHC Landing Figures 2015-2018 Year Sum of Tonnes Sum of Value in € No. of Landings 2015 4,411 €11,980,496 735 2016...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (11 Dec 2019)

Michael Creed: The approval of establishments for the depuration of live bi-valve molluscs is a matter for the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). The SFPA is an independent statutory body and I am precluded by statute from interfering in the performance by the SFPA of a function assigned to it or exercising any power or control in relation to individual or groups of cases with which the Authority...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (18 Sep 2018)

Michael Creed: The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is the agency with responsibility for recording landings of fish (excluding farmed fish) into Irish ports. I am informed by the SFPA that landings of fish (excluding farmed fish) by Irish and other EU vessels into Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre in 2016 and 2017 are as set out in the following table. The tonnage of landings from fish farms...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Naval Service Operations (21 Nov 2018)

Paul Kehoe: ...'s national priorities and interests. Regarding its sea fisheries 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 waters...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Trade Missions Issues (18 Sep 2013)

Eamon Gilmore: ...that Ireland has secured full market access to China for salmon exports. This follows on from intensive negotiations with the Chinese authorities by the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) in conjunction with the Irish Embassy in Beijing. The conclusion of these negotiations represents an important step in the ongoing opening of the Chinese market for Irish seafood. Negotiations...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals (22 May 2018)

...fleets that have access would take the balance. There is some access for Norwegian vessels in the blue whiting fishery as well. Control at sea is carried out by the Naval Service working with the SFPA while control on land is carried out by the SFPA. The Commission then inspects all of that control effort. It does the same in the other marine exclusive economic zones. The Commission...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Live Exports (10 Dec 2019)

Michael Creed: The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, issued a notice to trade on 21 November 2019 setting out the changes that will be implemented in December to transition to the application of new requirements for the certification of Irish crab exports, including under Regulation (EU) 2017/625. The SFPA has statutory responsibility for seafood safety controls and the enforcement of seafood...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Live Exports (10 Dec 2019)

Michael Creed: The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, issued a notice to trade on 21 November 2019 setting out the changes that will be implemented in December to transition to the application of new requirements for the certification of Irish crab exports, including under Regulation (EU) 2017/625. The SFPA has statutory responsibility for seafood safety controls and the enforcement of seafood...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Export Controls (2 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...an extremely important market for Irish seafood and restoration of this trade is particularly important for Irish seafood exporters ahead of BREXIT. The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has been engaged with the Chinese authorities (AQSIQ) to achieve the necessary technical agreement on a methodology designed to resolve the issue of certification of live crab exports to...

Written Answers — Departmental Agencies: Departmental Agencies (28 Oct 2010)

Brendan Smith: The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) was established on 01 January, 2007 under the aegis of the Department of Communications, Marine and natural Resources and came under the aegis of my Department in late 2007. The following is a table of the total budget allocations made to the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 together with the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Food Safety Standards (19 Nov 2015)

Simon Coveney: In 2010, Ireland secured market access in China for live crab through bi-lateral co-operation between the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and their Chinese counterparts. This access built on previous arrangements for fisheries products and has more recently been part of wider trade missions to expand the access for Irish food and seafood products in China. In the specific case of...

Written Answers — Fisheries Protection: Fisheries Protection (2 Jul 2009)

Brendan Smith: I understand that the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is engaged in a project to install CCTV systems in a number of ports around the country under that body's statutory obligation to deter and detect contraventions of sea-fisheries law. The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 clearly provides that the SFPA is independent in the exercise of its functions and as such I...

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