Government policy on fishing is based precisely on respect for the law

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23/08/12
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Government policy on fishing is based precisely on respect for the law

It is beyond belief that the Leader of the Opposition should claim that the jurisdiction of our courts and the authority of the RGP are being brought into disrepute by the policy of the Government in relation to commercial fishing in Gibraltar waters, [...]

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Talks about Fishing

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03/08/12

Talks about Fishing

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo today met representatives of Spanish fishermen from La Linea and Algeciras at No 6 Convent Place.

At the meeting Mr Picardo outlined the very considerable progress that has been made by the Commission established by the Government. Monday will [...]

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Gibraltar Team for Fishing Commission

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28/05/12
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Gibraltar Team for Fishing Commission

The Government has named its team of five to form part of the joint working group with the Spanish fishing team. It consists of a combination of Gibraltar- based experience and international expertise.
The team consists of:
Chris Tydeman – international wildlife expert
Indrani Lutchman – international fisheries [...]

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Fishing for money …

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26/05/12

Fishing for money …

For the second night, on Thursday Spanish fishermen supported by armed Guardia Civil vessels entered Gibraltar waters in order to provoke an incident. Despite being told to leave by the Royal Navy patrol ship they pretended to fish but according to reports by the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation reporters who filmed all [...]

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Spanish fishing row off Gibraltar

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24 May 2012
Last updated at 19:57 GMT

Tensions over fishing rights around the British territory of Gibraltar have been raised, following an incident involving Gibraltarian police boats and British Royal Navy, and Spanish police.
It comes after several days of dispute in which Spanish [...]

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Fishing incident

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Fishing incident

Following the receipt of information, at about 10pm on the 23rd May 2012 the Royal Gibraltar Police Marine Section deployed to the Bay of Gibraltar off South Mole and within British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) where they detected three Spanish fishing trawlers. None of them were engaged in fishing activities.
The police launch [...]

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1999 Fishing agreement

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09/05/12
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1999 Fishing agreement

The Government notes the recent remarks by the Leader of the Opposition about the effect of the 1999 Fishing Agreement.
The fact is that after the 1999 agreement, Spanish commercial fishing vessels continued to fish with impunity in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters using methods which were against the law. The agreement done by [...]

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