PROVISIONAL DECISIONS FOR SEAWEED FISHING SECTOR
South Africa - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has released the provisional lists and the General Published Reasons (GPR) for the Seaweed sector. The Seaweed sector is a dual-managed sector as it is a Total Allowable Catch (TAC) and Total Applied Effort (TAE) controlled sector. A thirty (30) day comment period will be opened from 16 November 2016 until 19 December 2016, whereby applicants can comment on the provisional list of successful applicants. This will be finalised by no later than 20 January 2017.
The provisional lists and the GPR is available on the website www.daff.gov.za and published at all the department’s Compliance Offices. The Delegated Authority intends to start processing applications received for Fish Processing Establishments by Monday, 21 November 2016 and intends to publishing the results during December 2016.