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Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Live Exports (24 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...

Topical Issue Debate: Fishing Industry (19 Nov 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Simon Coveney: ...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. Obviously, I ask what is going on and I ensure...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Vessel Licences (19 Nov 2015)

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

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 — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (17 Nov 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...in Ireland’s Exclusive Fisheries Zone. 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.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry (17 Nov 2015)

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. I have asked the SFPA to respond directly to the deputy with the data requested.

Topical Issue Debate: Fishing Industry (11 Nov 2015)

Noel Harrington: ...quota, it is very difficult to segregate the species. I accept the Minister's response. It is a new departure for everyone, including the Department, the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, and the fishing sector. The reason I am raising this on the floor of the Dáil is, exactly as the Minister said, that phasing it in is the correct way to do it. There will be hurdles to...

Order of Business (11 Nov 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Martin Ferris: Has the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, searched those boats? Is the Taoiseach aware that the Margirisis banned from fishing in Australian waters?

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (10 Nov 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...Nos. 233 to 236, inclusive, together. All matters relating to the operational enforcement of sea fisheries law are, by Statute, matters appropriate to the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). The SFPA is the independent law enforcement agency of the State for sea fisheries law. The decision to prosecute such cases is a matter for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Written Answers — Department of An Taoiseach: State Bodies Data (13 Oct 2015)

Paul Kehoe: ...Racing Ireland (HRI) Horse Sport Ireland HRI Racecourses Marine Institute (Foras na Mara) Moorepark Technology Ltd National Fisheries Board National Milk Agency Sea Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA) Teagasc (Agriculture and Food Development Authority) Arts Council (An Chomhairle Ealaíon) Chester Beatty Library Crawford Gallery, Cork Council of National Cultural...

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: Food Labelling (7 Oct 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...’s website. In order to import fish or fishery products into Ireland from a third country, the person who wishes to import the 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: Fish Landings (1 Oct 2015)

Simon Coveney: The SFPA has recently outlined its advice in relation to the request to designate Renard Pier for landings of Hake and Monkfish. I will give my full consideration to all relevant issues including this advice. When I have come to a determination I will inform the Deputy.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Harbours and Piers (22 Sep 2015)

Simon Coveney: The SFPA has, in recent days, outlined its advice in relation to the request to designate Renard Pier for landings of Hake and Monkfish. I will give my full consideration to all relevant issues including this advice. When I have come to a determination I will inform the Deputy.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development: Discussion (Resumed) (14 Jul 2015)

Noel Harrington: ...licensing and regulation, which would seem to be fundamental to good practice. I suggest that the Department retain the licensing side and that the EPA or the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, might have a role in the regulation of the industry. I am pleased to note that they support the sustainable development of the aquaculture industry. They also mention the creation of an...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development: Discussion (Resumed) (8 Jul 2015)

...to NGOs I might add, just to make the point again. I have forgotten the exact figures, but approximately €40 million goes to the Marine Institute and another approximately €20 million goes to the SFPA. I have forgotten the exact figures, but huge sums have gone to enforcement. It is approximately €40 million. This is all very well, but if that money can be found...

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 — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (10 Jun 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...be landed at a designated port. This is set out in S.I. No. 55/2013 - Monkfish (Control of Landings) (No. 2) Regulations 2013. It is the responsibility of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) to develop the necessary procedures, establish a presence at the port and notify the European Commission if a port is designated for Hake under Article 43 of regulation (EU) No.1224/2009. I...

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.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Local Action Groups: Bord Iascaigh Mhara (27 May 2015)

Noel Harrington: ..., small players cannot. These are tangible disadvantages which could be addressed by the FLAGs on behalf of small inshore fishermen, many of whom, in terms of funding, also have to deal with the SFPA, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, BIM, the Marine Survey Office, the European Commission, local authorities and Leader companies such as Comhar na nOileán. They then...

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