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Written Answers — Department of Defence: Naval Service Vessels (14 Nov 2017)

Paul Kehoe: The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 establishes 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...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Vessel Licences (8 Nov 2017)

Michael Creed: ...the criteria and guidance notes referred to in Regulation 6(3)." Regulation 3 also provides that “Commission Regulation” means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 404/2011 of 8 April 2011 as amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1962 of 28 October 2015. Regulation 6(3) referred to above provides that "The SFPA may issue guidance notes, which...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Quotas (7 Nov 2017)

Michael Creed: ...the National Inshore Fishermen’s Forum, 1 member of the Fish Producers and Exporters Association and 1 member of the Fishing Co-Operative Association), the Department and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). The whitefish quotas are generally managed on the basis of catch limits set for each month.  At the July 2017 monthly QMAC meeting, industry representatives...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (3 Oct 2017)

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

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Atypical Work Permit Scheme: Discussion (Resumed) (21 Sep 2017) See 5 other results from this debate

Mary Butler: ...non EEA crew members, thirty-nine (39) had the required letter of approval and ninety-five (95) did not. In line with the MoU, details relating to these non-EEA crew members were forwarded to the SFPA for onward transmission to the WRC. That is exactly what it states. I call Mr. Conway.

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (13 Jul 2017)

Michael Creed: ...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.  I am precluded from getting involved in operational matters including in relation to law enforcement. In relation to the access so called...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Brexit Issues (11 Jul 2017)

Paul Kehoe: ...at this stage to anticipate the implications including the impact on fishery protection requirements. My Department, together with the Naval Service and the Air Corps are working closely with the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), who are the competent authority on this matter, in relation to Brexit. Ongoing liaison with the European Fisheries Control Agency and with other Member...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Industry Data (6 Jul 2017)

Michael Creed: Figures for fish landings in Ireland are retained by the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority(SFPA), Ireland's competent authority for Seafood Safety and Sea-Fisheries Protection. I have asked the SFPA to send the requested landings figures directly to the Deputy.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Annual Report of Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority: Discussion (27 Jun 2017) See 15 other results from this debate

Pat Deering: From the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, I welcome Dr. Susan Steele, chairperson, and Mr. Andrew Kinneen and Mr. Micheál O'Mahony, authority members. I thank them for coming before the joint committee to brief members on the SFPA's annual report for 2015. I bring to their attention that witnesses are protected by absolute privilege in respect of the evidence they give to the...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017: Discussion (Resumed) (27 Jun 2017)

...the licensing system being open to abuse. That is surprising because the representatives who appeared before the committee during the previous session, from the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, were not able to establish whether the mussel boats we had mentioned to them had fishing licences. We knew quite clearly that the UK mussel boats did not have fishing licences. The...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Aquaculture Licences (20 Jun 2017)

Michael Creed: ...of the Board is to provide an independent authority for the determination of appeals against Ministerial decisions in respect of aquaculture licences. The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) was established by the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 which provides that the Authority is independent in the exercise of its functions.  Specifically, Section 46 of...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Brexit Negotiations (20 Jun 2017)

Paul Kehoe: .... Accordingly, it is difficult at this stage to anticipate the implications including the impact on fishery protection requirements. The Naval Service and the Air Corps are working closely with the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) in relation to Brexit. Ongoing liaison with the European Fisheries Control Agency and with other Member States, will continue as appropriate. The...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Budgets (30 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...binding for 2015-2017.  The pay ceiling for the agriculture Group (including the six agencies that come under the responsibility of my Department - Bord Bia, Teagasc, National Milk Agency, BIM, SFPA and Marine Institute) as set out in the delegated sanction arrangements for each of those years was: 2015 - (€m) 2016 - (€m) 2017 - (€m) 231.575 235.297 235.297 My...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Naval Service Vessels (23 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: As the Deputy will be aware, the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 establishes 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...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed) - Priority Questions: Naval Service (17 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: I thank the Deputy for his question. The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 establishes 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...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Departmental Agencies Funding (9 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...spending for 2017 is set out in tabular form below; funding for 2018 and 2019 will be subject to the normal budgetary procedures.  Please note that additional funding was received directly by SFPA from the European Union for Control & Enforcement for the period 2013 to 2015 and  I have requested SFPA to respond directly to the Deputy on that aspect. - 2013...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (9 May 2017)

Michael Creed: As the Deputy may be aware, the monitoring and control of fishing vessels within Ireland’s Exclusive Fisheries Zone are matters for the Irish control authorities.   The SFPA and the Naval Service through the Fisheries Monitoring Centre monitor the movements of vessels when in our Exclusive Fisheries Zone, using the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), Automatic Identification...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Fisheries Protection (9 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: The Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 establishes 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: Export Controls (2 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...an extremely important market for Irish seafood and restoration of this trade is particularly important for Irish seafood exporters ahead of BREXIT. The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has been engaged with the Chinese authorities (AQSIQ) to achieve the necessary technical agreement on a methodology designed to resolve the issue of certification of live crab exports to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: Sustaining Viable Rural Communities: Discussion (Resumed) (26 Apr 2017)

...back into the kitchen and gets a shovel to try to put it on top of what the other two have. That is the reality of the share-out. I was told by the head of the Sea-fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, that more than one third, one in every three fish that is landed in Europe is caught in Irish waters. We have around 10% because we have a good share out in fairness of the mackerel and...

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