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British Trawlers, Prohibited Fishing Grounds (Prosecutions)

Volume 649: debated on Monday 13 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many arrests and prosecutions of British trawlers for fishing in prohibited fishing grounds have taken place during the last six months, indicating where any such prosecutions occurred, and with what results, respectively.

There have been six arrests leading to five prosecutions, four of which took place in Iceland and one in the Farces. All resulted in convictions.