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Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices) Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. No. 212 of 2013).

United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Marine fisheries Equipment Data collection/reporting Monitoring Subsidy/incentive Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe

This Scheme makes provision for funding by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of installation of satellite-tracking devices on Northern Ireland sea fishing boats over 12 metres in length. Those devices are required on board fishing boats by Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy. It also provides a mechanism for a review of a decision of the Department to reject an application made under this Scheme and provides for inspections. Section 17 of the Fisheries Act 1981 provides for offences in relation false information in relation with a Scheme made under Part II of the Fisheries Act 1981.

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Council Regulation (EC) No. 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy, amending Regulations (EC) No. 847/96, (EC) No. 2371/2002, (EC) No. 811/2004, (EC) No. 768/2005, (EC) No. 2115/2005, (EC) No. 2166/2005, (EC) No. 388/2006, (EC) No. 509/2007, (EC) No. 676/2007, (EC) No. 1098/2007, (EC) No. 1300/2008, (EC) No. 1342/2008 and repealing Regulations (EEC) No. 2847/93, (EC) No. 1627/94 and (EC) No. 1966/2006.

Legislation | European Union | 2009 (2019)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Allocation/quota, Aquaculture, Aquatic animals, Artisanal fishing, Biodiversity, Certification, Coastal zone management, Cooperative/producer organization, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing area, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Foreign fishing, Harbour, Inspection, International organization, International trade, Landing, Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Maritime zone, Marking/identification, Monitoring, Non-commercial fishing, Offences/penalties, Precautionary principle, Processing/handling, Protected fishing area, Protection of species, Registration, Seasons, Size, Standards, Total allowable catch, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage


Fisheries Act 1981 (Chapter 29).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1981 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Institution, Tax/levy, Special fund, Subsidy/incentive, Size, Transshipment, Enforcement/compliance, Policy/planning, Marine mammals, Fishery management and conservation, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Authorization/permit


Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 404/2011 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system, for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Fishing vessel, Fishing authorization, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, International relations/cooperation, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing, Authorization/permit