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Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Budgets (12 Dec 2019)

Michael Creed: ...forestry development - Support for investment by the food industry, the seafood sector and horticulture sector - Research and other facilities and equipment for Teagasc, BIM, the Marine Institute and SFPA including research vessel for the Marine Institute - Facilities and amenities for Horse racing and greyhound racing - Investment in Fisheries Harbour Centres - Improvements in my...

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: 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) See 1 other result from this answer

Charlie McConalogue: ...the exports of Irish brown crab to the Chinese market in view of the fact fishermen rely on this species for an income (details supplied); the reason the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, changed the procedure for the Irish sector by insisting that the export health certificate would only be issued on production of a compliant cadmium result from a sample submitted for testing by...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Agencies Data (10 Dec 2019)

Michael Creed: ...- ALAB 7 1 Bord Iascaigh Mhara - BIM 6 1 Marine Institute - MI 9 None Sea Fisheries Protection Authority - SFPA 3 1 Veterinary Council of Ireland 19 None Accountability to Dail Committees:The Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies states...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (28 Nov 2019)

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

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (27 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: ...concerning sea fisheries control are, as a matter of law, exclusively for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority and the Naval Service. The issues arising in the administrative inquiry are operational matters for SFPA and, as Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in these matters. The information required by the Commission includes large amounts of primary data. I...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: EU Investigations (27 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: ...nature concerning sea fisheries control are, as a matter of law, exclusively for the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority and the Naval Service. The issues arising in the administrative inquiry are operational matters for SFPA and, as Minister, I am precluded from getting involved in these matters. In addition to this, Article 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European...

Report on Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017: Motion (21 Nov 2019)

Michael Creed: ...activities is the launch of the Inshore Fisheries Strategy which was developed by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum in partnership with my Department, BIM, the [Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority] SFPA and the Marine Institute. I hope that the implementation of the Strategy will lead to further sustainable development of the small scale inshore sector and in this context I have asked...

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...

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