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Priority Questions: Naval Service Operations (13 Dec 2016)

Paul Kehoe: The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jursidiction 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 around Ireland. To this end, the SFPA has a service-level agreement with the Department of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (8 Dec 2016)

Michael Creed: ...precluded from Ireland’s 12 mile zone.  Under the Voisinage arrangement Northern Ireland vessels were given access in respect of the 6 mile fishing zone.  However, in light of the recent Supreme Court judgement on this matter, access for Northern Ireland vessels is not currently provided for in domestic law.   The SFPA and the Naval Service through the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Oireachtas Joint Committee Recommendations (30 Nov 2016)

Michael Creed: ..., emerging policies & initiatives. As a result of the successful discussions with the Forum, NIFF members have been included in a number of sea-fisheries consultative platforms namely: the SFPA Consultative Committee, the Quota Management Advisory Committee, the Bord Bia/BIM market advisory group, the EMFF Operational Programme Monitoring Committee (which oversees implementation...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (22 Nov 2016)

Michael Creed: ...and participated for a minimum of six weeks during this period. The second period will commence on 04 December.  The available quota for this fishery (the main fishery) is 13,857 tonnes.  Landing data received from the SFPA on 14 November indicated that vessels had landed 10,617 tonnes (77%) with two weeks remaining in the current period.  I have not received...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (17 Nov 2016)

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) into Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre in 2015 amounted to a total of 45,762 tonnes with a value of €112.7 million. This shows a significant increase on 2014...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry: Discussion (8 Nov 2016) See 5 other results from this debate

...has been important to ensure the highest quality in all scientific and regulatory advisory services. Our role in ensuring the safety of Irish seafood involves supporting the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland by monitoring farmed finfish product to ensure residues of treatment chemicals are below regulatory limits; farmed and wild shellfish...

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 Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Workplace Relations Commission (19 Oct 2016)

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: ...represented on the Inter-agency Fishing Vessel Risk Profiling and Inspection Group. The WRC has also participated in Information Events for the Fishing Industry held by the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) in Dublin (18th May, 2016) and Bantry (12th October, 2016) and has undertaken to participate in future similar events. These events provide useful opportunities to engage...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Imports (16 Sep 2016)

Michael Creed: ...In order to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a non EU country the person who wishes to import fish/fishery products is required to register with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA).  I have asked the SFPA to provide import figures through Irish BIPs for whole lobster from Canada and the United States directly to the Deputy. Imports to the EU outside of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Fleet Protection (19 Jul 2016)

Michael Creed: ...xa0; Under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 2006, all operational issues of this nature concerning sea fisheries control are, as a matter of law, exclusively for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Naval Service.  The Minister is precluded from getting involved in operational matters including in relation to law enforcement. In relation to the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (17 May 2016)

Michael Creed: ...In order to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a non EU country the person who wishes to import fish/fishery products is required to register with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA).  The SFPA and the Border Inspection Posts operate an agreed sampling plan, which is reviewed annually, to ensure that they meet the EU criteria with respect to potential...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (17 May 2016)

Michael Creed: ...In order to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a non EU country the person who wishes to import fish/fishery products is required to register with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA).  The SFPA and the Border Inspection Posts operate an agreed sampling plan, which is reviewed annually, to ensure that they meet the EU criteria with respect to potential...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (17 May 2016)

Michael Creed: .... In order to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a non EU country the person who wishes to import fish/fishery products is required to register with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA).  The SFPA and the Border Inspection Posts operate an agreed sampling plan, which is reviewed annually, to ensure that they meet the EU criteria with respect to potential...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (17 May 2016)

Michael Creed: ...to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a non EU country the person who wishes to import fish/fishery products is required to register with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). The SFPA was set up by the Oireachtas under the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 as the independent Authority for the implementation of sea-fisheries and seafood law from...

Agriculture: Statements (4 May 2016)

Thomas Pringle: ...implementing this new statutory instrument because there was no consultation with fishing organisations. I do not think there was any consultation with the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, on the new regulation before it was signed in to law. During this hiatus period with the caretaker Government, this House is not in a position to address any of the concerns about that or to...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Harbours and Piers (4 May 2016)

Simon Coveney: The issue of designation of Renard pier for landings of hake has been under discussion over the past months involving the SFPA which is responsible for operational issues concerning sea fisheries control, the Irish Fish Processors and Exporters Association and the operator concerned. I have now been advised by the SFPA that it can recommend that Renard Pier be designated for landings of Hake...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (28 Apr 2016)

Simon Coveney: ...is designed to promote the efficient and secure collection, management  and sharing of product information, through the adoption of global standards and best practices for weighing, labelling and data exchange. BIM and the SFPA launched the EU funded e-LOCATE scheme in 2013 to provide financial assistance to Irish seafood enterprises for the implementation of new hardware and...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (6 Apr 2016)

Simon Coveney: 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) into Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre in 2014 amounted to a total of 35,004 tonnes with a value of €82.1 million. Final figures for 2015 are not currently...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Offences (22 Mar 2016)

Simon Coveney: ...right to apply to an independent Adjudicator if the licence holder is dissatisfied with a determination of the Panel. Under the previous regulation, the submission of the case by the sea fishery officer established that an infringement had taken place and the SFPA board decided only if it were serious or not. In the revised system the infringement is only alleged until the new...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Live Exports (2 Feb 2016)

Simon Coveney: Further to my reply to the Deputy’s question of 17 December 2015, the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) continues to actively liaise with both the Chinese import authorities and the Irish live crab exporters on this issue. The SFPA has offered to facilitate a visit by Chinese authorities to examine Ireland’s official control systems, laboratories and crab production...

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