Fishermen could be forced into expensive legal challenge – Pringle

first_img Twitter Google+ Google+ WhatsApp Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Homepage BannerNews Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Fishermen could be forced to ermbark on a complicated and expensive legal challenge to a revised penalty points system after Minister Simon Coveney signed a revised Statutory Instrument at the beginning of the month.The document he signed on March 1st replaced a previous version which was deemed unconstitutional by the High Court, but the differences between the two have been described as cosmetic.The system allows for penalty points to be imposed on fishing licences even if the holder is not convicted when a case comes to court.Deputy Pringle says the fact that the minister is now talking about introducing primary legislation to give the rules a sound legal basis means the current statutiory instrument is flawed, and should be set aside………. Fishermen could be forced into expensive legal challenge – Pringle By admin – March 24, 2016 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleFuneral of Buncrana tragedy victims to take place this afternoonNext articleRoad Safety Officer urges motorists to heed warnings over Easter weekend admin Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img