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Increased Protection for Dolphins and other Marine Wildlife

Jul 20,2007 SACN


But not so much from the Fishing Industry with its powerful lobby it seems.

'Sea fishing is an area of exclusive European Community competence under the EC Common Fisheries Policy.  Therefore the offences in these Regulations will not apply to fishing causing bycatch of protected species (non-intentional capture or killing), provided those responsible for it have taken any reasonable steps that can be taken to comply with Community legislation regulating fishing activity.'

Details on the DEFRA Website



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