The skipper and boat owner of Northern Ireland registered fishing boat, the 14-metre Rebena Belle N313 find in court for a fisheries offence

The skipper and boat owner of Northern Ireland registered fishing boat, the 14-metre Rebena Belle N313 fined in court for a fisheries offence. Photo: FAFB

The skipper and boat owner of a Northern Ireland registered fishing boat, the 14-metre Rebena Belle N313 appeared before Downpatrick Magistrate’s Court on Monday 27 February charged with fishing offences.

Eamon Rooney (38) of Ballydock Road, Ardglass, skipper of fishing vessel Rebena Belle N313 was convicted at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court, yesterday, 27 February 2023 for failing to submit electronic logbook data on three separate fishing trips. Mr Rooney admitted to three charges of contravening Article 14 of Council Regulation 1224/2009. He was fined £50 on each charge plus a £15 offender levy totalling a fine of £165.

George Milligan and Sons (Fish Merchants Limited), North Quay, The Dock, Ardglass, owner of fishing vessel Rebena Belle N313 was convicted at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court yesterday, 27 February 2023 for failing to submit electronic logbook data on three separate fishing trips.

George Milligan and Sons (Fish Merchants Limited), was fined £315 and charged under Article 14 of Council Regulation 1224/2009 to fish without submitting electronic logbook data. George Milligan and Sons (Fish Merchants Limited) admitted to three charges of contravening Article 14 of Council Regulation 1224/2009. George Milligan and Sons (Fish Merchants Limited), was fined £100 on each of the three charges plus a £15 offender levy totalling a fine of £315.

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Northern Ireland skipper and boat owner fined for fisheries offence

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