Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (191)

Pádraig MacLochlainn

Ceist:

191. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications the definition of the type of gear or equipment identified as being capable of use for trolling surface fishing lines for any species of fish in the opinion of Inland Fisheries Ireland under the Control of Sea Angling methods for certain species of fish bye-law No. 981 of 2020.; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26896/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

Bye-law 981 of 2020 sets out that any equipment capable, in the opinion of IFI, of use for trolling surface lines for any species of fish specified in the bye-law may not, without authorisation, be used or carried on board a vessel. The prohibition includes all equipment with this capability unless it is authorised.