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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...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Illegal Fishing Allegations (26 May 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...replies, from time to time I receive allegations or such allegations are sent to the Department in relation to illegal fishing activity. In every instance, these allegations are sent to either the SFPA and/or An Garda Síochána, as appropriate, for investigation. In respect of the letters received in relation to Castletownbere allegations of illegal fishing, I arranged to have...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Food Labelling (14 May 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...are published on the FVO's website. 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...

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Fishing Industry (16 Apr 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Tom Hayes: ...logged for every day the vessel is fishing in the Irish exclusive fisheries zone. These data are monitored to identify any indicators of non-compliance, and the Irish Naval Service, assisted by SFPA, perform at-sea inspections taking account of this information. The introduction of electronic logbooks is a significant milestone in fisheries control and the access to catches logged each...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Offences (15 Apr 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Simon Coveney: ...operation of these articles 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, the SFPA will notify the competent authorities in the flag Member State of the infringement. As operational issues in relation to sea fisheries control are a matter for the Sea Fisheries...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fish Landings (15 Apr 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...replies, from time to time I receive allegations or such allegations are sent to the Department in relation to illegal fishing activity. In every instance, these allegations are sent to either the SFPA and/or An Garda Síochána, as appropriate, for investigation. This is the only instruction and/or advice given in respect of any such allegation. In respect of the letters received...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Offences (24 Mar 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...Control Regulation EU No. 1224 of 2009 and implementing Rules EU No. 404 of 2011 to assign points to a licence holder of a fishing vessel where a serious infringement has been detected. Where the SFPA detects an infringement which it determines to be serious, it will notify the licence holder that it proposes to assign the appropriate number of points to the licence. The licence holder is...

Seanad Public Consultation Committee: Farm Safety: Discussion (23 Mar 2015)

Denis O'Donovan: ...heard it said in west Cork and Kerry that we are over-regulated by the HSA. There have also been references to the Garda investigating the fishing industry and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, SFPA, coming down on top of people. In one sense, the HSA is a group in command and in control and has a very important job to do - I am aware that its representatives visit schools - but...

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

Simon Coveney: ...replies, from time to time I receive allegations or such allegations are sent to the Department in relation to illegal fishing activity. In every instance, these allegations are sent to either the SFPA and/or An Garda Síochána, as appropriate, for investigation. This is the only instruction and/or advice given in respect of any such allegation. In respect of the letters received...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Vessel Licences (27 Jan 2015)

Simon Coveney: ...in Area VIa is one or more days in area VIa in the period 2006 or 2007 using a regulated gear in Annex 1 to Council Regulation 1342/2008. In implementing the track record requirement, the Department is advised by the SFPA of the vessels which met the criteria for an allocation of effort. This is based on an analysis of logbook records during the relevant years. In order to qualify for an...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fisheries Protection (15 Jan 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Simon Coveney: 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. From time to time I receive allegations or such allegations are sent to the Department in relation to illegal fishing activity. In every instance,...

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