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Fisheries

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how long the consultation period was on the Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries (Northern Ireland) Order 2007; in what media outlets notice of the consultation process was carried; and how many responses were received to the consultation. (117994)

The consultation period on the Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 lasted eight weeks, commencing on 17 November 2006 and ending at noon on 15 January 2007. Notice of the consultation was advertised in the Belfast Telegraph, the Irish News and the Newsletter. The consultation documentation was also made available on the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's website. 63 responses were received in response to the consultation.