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Salmon Drift Net Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 16 of 2014).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Fishing gear/fishing method Non-commercial fishing Fishing authorization Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations prohibit the use of drift nets to catch and kill salmon in tidal waters. This is an obligation under Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora. The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure may issue a drift net licence for salmon fishing only if it decides that such fishing is not likely to have an adverse impact on: (a) a Special Area of Conservation as defined under the Habitats Directive; (b) any rivers which are not meeti

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 (Chapter 17).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1966

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Protected fishing area, Seasons, Institution, Processing/handling, Size, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing vessel, Internal trade, Waterworks, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX