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Enforcement Activity

Prosecutions from beginning of 2017 to date

 

  • On 25 January 2019 at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court, a 44 year old man pled guilty to failing to submit electronic logbook data and was fined £2,500.
  • On 14 January 2019 at Portree Sheriff Court, a 45 year old man was found guilty of failing to submit logsheets within 48 hours of landing and was fined £2,000.
  • On 27 November 2018 at Peterhead Sheriff Court, a 38 year old man pled guilty to a net offence and was fined £3,200.
  • In April 2018 at Stranraer Sheriff Court, a 36 year old man was found guilty of carrying on board his vessel, gear capable of electrofishing and was fined £2,000.
  • On 27 July 2017 at  Campbeltown Sheriff Court, a 38 year old man pled guilty to failing to have a fully operational satellite monitoring device installed on his vessel and was fined £450.
  • On 19 July 2017 at Lerwick Sheriff Court, a 36 year old man was found guilty of failing to submit FISH1 forms and was fined £1,200.
  • On 11 July 2017 at Banff Sheriff Court, a 47 year old man was found guilty of retaining fish after the fishery was closed and was fined £1,000.
  • On 25 May 2017 at Lerwick Sheriff Court, a 59 year old man was found guilty of having an automatic grader on board his pelagic vessel and was fined £5,000
  • In April 2017 at Stranraer Sheriff Court, a 26 year old man was found guilty of failing to submit FISH1 forms and was fined £3,000.
  • In March 2017 at Stranraer Sheriff Court, a 24 year old man pled guilty to carrying on board his vessel gear capable of electrofishing and had gear confiscated. At the same time a not guilty plea for failing to submit FISH 1 forms was accepted.