Issue of SI penalty point system on fishermen raised in Dail

first_imgThe Dail has been told that if a Statutory Instrument implementing a penalty points system on fishermen is not set aside and replaced by the government, then Sinn Fein will move a motion to have it annulled.Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochainn raised the issue with Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue last night, telling him that the provisions had been rejected as unjust by the Supreme Court, and were also rejected two years ago by Fianna Fail, the minister’s own party.Deputy MacLochlainn urged him to listen very carefully when he meets with fishermen’s representative organisations next weekResponding, Minister McConalogue said the SI had to be signed, as Ireland was the only EU country not to have a penalty points system in place, and fines were being imposed.On the issue of the Supreme Court’s ruling, he said specific issues raised by the court had been addressed this time around:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/dailfull.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleGovernment’s new Brexit readiness action plan to be published laterNext articleDerry City lift Knockalla Cup with win over Rovers News Highland WhatsApp Issue of SI penalty point system on fishermen raised in Dail Twitter Google+ FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows center_img Pinterest Facebook Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter By News Highland – September 9, 2020 WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more