Co Tyrone men fined for fisheries offences
Stormont press release - Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure
Two men were convicted of fisheries offences in Craigavon Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
Angus Coney of Killycanavan Road, Ardboe, pleaded guilty to the following offences:
- BL 36 Fisheries Byelaws 2003 - Unlawful use of monofilament nets.
- 41(1) - Fishing by unlicenced and unfair means.
- 163(1) - Name of owner of boat not painted on boat.
- 178(3) - Failure to give own name and address.
- 183 - Impeding a person exercising his powers.
He was fined a total of £500 and was ordered to pay £500 costs as well as a summons fee of £10 and offenders levy of £15.
Fergal Canavan, of Back Lower Road, Stewartstown was convicted of:
- Byelaw 36 Fisheries Byelaws (N.I.) 2003- Use of monofilament net.
- Section 41(1) - Fishing by unlicenced and unfair means.
- Section 178(3) - Failure to give own name and address.
He was fined a total of £340. In addition, he was ordered to pay £300 costs, as well as the summons fee of £10 and offenders levy of £15.
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