New rules to tackle unlicensed commercial fishing in Guernsey

Regulations have been changed to protect commercial fishermen from unlicensed competition. It brings Guernsey in line with the UK. The States said it was important for the “ongoing viability and sustainability of the local industry”. Unlicensed fishermen will now be prevented from circumventing fishing rules following changes to regulations. Deputy Neil Inder, of the Committee for Economic Development, said it would stop “unfair competition”. The States says licensed commercial fishermen adhere to controls such as those relating to undersized fish and other species. >click to read< 12:21

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