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Fisheries Conservation (Monofilament Nets)

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 4 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what action he is taking to study the effect of the Irish Government's ban on the use of monofilament nets; and if he will make a statement.

We maintain contact with the Irish authorities on a continuing basis over a wide range of fisheries conservation subjects. Future scientific discussions will provide a further opportunity to consider the effect of their regulations banning the use of monofilament nets and other subjects of mutual interest.