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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...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Common Fisheries Policy (28 Jan 2016)

Simon Coveney: ...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. As Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including in relation to law enforcement. In relation to the overall framework...

Topical Issue Debate: Common Fisheries Policy (27 Jan 2016) See 1 other result from this debate

Thomas Pringle: ...the committee I have raised the issue of points that were issued to a Danish fishing vessel last year, and which the Danish authorities refused to allocate to the vessel when it was notified by the SFPA. This issue was raised in the committee in 2014. I asked whether the points system would come into effect in every coastal state at the same time and whether we were sure that a non-Irish...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Employment Rights (26 Jan 2016)

Simon Coveney: ...will be operational very shortly. Any allegations in relation to illegal activity or other wrongdoing within the fishing industry which are brought to my attention or that of my Department are sent to either the SFPA and/or An Garda Síochána, as appropriate, for investigation. Any policy and/or administrative issues arising will be dealt with as swiftly as possible as was...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (21 Jan 2016)

Simon Coveney: I propose to take Questions Nos. 79 and 81 together. In accordance with the Control Regulation EU 1224/2009, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is the competent authority for the compilation of landing data by Irish vessels. I have passed the request to the SFPA who will respond directly to the Deputy. The Irish authorities are not responsible for compiling data on landings or the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (13 Jan 2016)

Simon Coveney: ...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. As Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including in relation to law enforcement. In relation to the overall framework for...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Live Exports (17 Dec 2015)

Simon Coveney: Further to my reply to the Deputy’s question on 19 November 2015, the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) issued a formal response to the communication from the Chinese authorities on Friday 27 November and circulated a copy of the response to representatives of the Irish live crab export industry. The SFPA response, inter alia, puts forward Ireland’s views on the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (17 Dec 2015)

Simon Coveney: I received this request some time ago and consulted the SFPA in relation to the request for the designation of Renard Pier, Co. Kerry for landings of Monkfish and Hake. Please note that under the Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 2006, the SFPA is responsible for operational issues concerning sea fisheries control. The SFPA advised that as Renard Pier is capable of dealing...

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