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Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (13 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: The data requested is held by the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and I have referred the Deputy's request to the SFPA for attention and direct reply.

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: Aquaculture Licence Data (5 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: .... Under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 2006, all operational issues concerning sea fisheries control are, as a matter of law, exclusively for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Naval Service. As Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including those in relation to law enforcement. I will forward your query regarding vessel...

Public Accounts Committee: 2018 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 30 - Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Chapter 10 - Forestry Grants
(24 Oct 2019)

...and development of fisheries harbours. Approximately 88% of fish landed in Ireland are landed into the six centres owned by the Department.Programme D also includes €8 million under the seafood development programme, and grants-in-aid to the Marine Institute, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, BIM, and the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA. This programme also funded expenditure of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Brexit Preparations (15 Oct 2019)

Michael Creed: ...the inspection process.  Should  this additional infrastructure be available on 31st October, my Department will assign an additional 22 staff to man these inspection bays. I should also mention that the Sea Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA) has identified an additional requirement for up to 60 staff to undertake the controls that will arise from Brexit in the...

Financial Resolutions 2019 - Financial Resolution No. 9: General (Resumed) (9 Oct 2019)

Michael Creed: ...by €5 million to a total of €137.8 million. This will help fund vital investment in our fishery harbours, allow the Marine Institute to progress the construction of a new research vessel and provide for the vital work of the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, and Bord Iascaigh Mhara in what may be very testing times for the industry. Regarding the food sector,...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (8 Oct 2019)

Michael Creed: The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is statutorily responsible for the collation of data on catch and landing records for sea-fisheries including the mussel seed fishery. The SFPA is independent in the performance of its functions. I will forward the Deputy's question to the SFPA for attention as appropriate.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: EU Regulations (17 Sep 2019)

Michael Creed: ...European response to ensure that there would be proportionate and equitable use of mitigation measures overseen by the Commission.  As I have stated previously, I am seeking additional EU funds to support these mitigation measures if they become necessary. My Department, along with the SFPA, Marine Institute and BIM, will continue to monitor the situation to...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Aquaculture Regulation (25 Jun 2019)

Michael Creed: ...Division of my Department, is responsible for corporate governance oversight of the following marine agencies - Marine Institute (MI), Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the independent Aquaculture Licensing Appeals Board (ALAB). The oversight role of the Department in this respect is to ensure that each of the marine agencies is and remains compliant...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Agencies (16 May 2019)

Michael Creed: ...the Sea Fisheries Policy & Management Division of my Department, is responsible for corporate governance oversight of the Marine Institute (MI) and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). The oversight role of the Department in this respect is to ensure that each of the marine agencies is and remains compliant with the revised code of practice for the Governance of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (8 May 2019)

Michael Creed: The data requested is held by the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and I have referred the Deputy's request to the SFPA for attention and direct reply.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (16 Apr 2019)

Michael Creed: ...on Irish registered vessels and Irish processors. The position regarding the possible designation of additional ports for third country landings will be kept under review, in consultation with the SFPA, in the coming months in the context of unfolding developments regarding Brexit and available resources.

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage (28 Mar 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Collins: ...that the same rules would apply but that is not the case. Irish boats have to adhere to an extremely strict quota with electronic logbooks, the must give notice to the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, hours before they reach harbour so that they can be inspected on arrival, have their landings observed and sometimes wait after landing to make sure their logbook tallies with the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Aquaculture Regulation (26 Mar 2019)

Michael Creed: In relation to the certification of fishery products entering the market, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) conducts official controls on live bivalve mollusc production areas to ensure compliance by Ireland with its official control obligations, and compliance by operators with their food safety obligations. Many of the requirements are set down in EU regulations. The...

Seanad: Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017: Committee Stage (Resumed) (14 Mar 2019)

Michael Creed: ...for raising the issue. Its complexity is reflected in the fact that, a moment ago, he described his understanding that a fisherman from Donegal with a Northern licence had been detained by the SFPA.

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Fisheries Protection (13 Feb 2019) See 4 other results from this debate

Martin Ferris: ...are taking on board or the damage they are doing to fish stocks in general. We also do not know what environmental damage they are doing. Factory ships should be obliged to have a member of the SFPA on board at all times.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Budgets (7 Feb 2019)

Michael Creed: ...of Harbours for Fisheries 26,890,000 Marine Inst. Grant Capital 12,000,000 BIM Grant Capital 12,100,000 Remediation of Haulbowline Island 2,500,000 Seafood Development Programme Capital 1,300,000 SFPA Capital 400,000 Information Management Technology (Admin Budget) 287,000 The major Fisheries Harbour Centre development projects I have provided for are the Dinish Island pier...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Discards (31 Jan 2019)

Michael Creed: ...balancing statement. If licence holders did not agree with the data, they were advised that enquiries were to be made by a set date. Declared Landings/Trips enquiries are to be submitted to the SFPA while Catch Limit(s)/Calculation of Balancing Adjustment enquiries are to be submitted to the Department. In the event of a non-reply by this set date, all data (as submitted by the Master of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (29 Jan 2019)

Michael Creed: ...Authority and the Naval Service. As Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including those in relation to law enforcement. I have passed on your query to the SFPA for direct response.

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