A consultation process on the review of the 2012 Herring Management Policy, in relation to Herring 6A South quota for inshore vessels has been launched
Public Consultation on Minister’s Review of the 2012 Herring Management Policy in relation to the Herring 6A South Quota for the Inshore Fleet
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr Charlie McConalogue, T.D., has launched a consultation process on the review of the 2012 Herring Management Policy, in relation to the quantity of herring set aside for the Herring 6A South quota for inshore vessels that are not part of the ring-fenced group. Please note that the Minister intends that this will be the only opportunity for interested parties to contribute to this consultation.
Public Consultation – Steps
- The review will comprise the below Consultation Paper prepared to assist consideration by Industry/ stakeholders.
- A period of four weeks is being allowed for the Public Consultation.
- Industry/ stakeholders are invited to submit their views on the options presented in the Consultation Paper or alternative proposals.
- Those making submissions are advised that submissions will be made publicly available on the Department’s website.
- The Minister will consider all the issues involved including the views of industry/ stakeholders and make a decision on whether an amendment to the Policy is justified, and any new arrangements on an interim or longer-term basis.
The consultation period will run until Friday 10 March 2023. Any submissions received after this period may not be considered.