Dail to vote on MacLochlainn fishing penalty points motion

first_img Dail to vote on MacLochlainn fishing penalty points motion Previous articleFoster to look at cross border contact tracing protocolsNext articleSligo score late to beat Derry at Showgrounds News Highland By News Highland – September 30, 2020 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest Twitter A motion to annul a statutory instrument that introduced a penalty points system for Ireland’s offshore fishing fleet has been brought before the Dail by Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn.In his opening remarks, Deputy MacLochlainn acknowledged that a penalty points system needs to be put in place but one that is fair and just.The Statutory Instrument under which penalty points were imposed on fishermen was previously rejected on the back of a motion brought forward by former Donegal Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher.However, Taoiseach Micheal Martin recently signed another Statutory Instrument enacting the penalty points system once again.Deputy MacLochlainn appealed to the Dail, to do the right thing when a vote comes before the Dail later today……….Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/paddailweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Responding, Minister Charlie McConalogue said in light of recent Supreme Court judgements and legal advice, two of the proposed amendments have been implemented.He said the others were not deemed to be legally acceptable, and would have left Ireland open to considerable fines…………Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/charlraw-2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebookcenter_img Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img