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July 24, 2018 // DECISIONS ON APPEALS – FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (JUN 2018)

With decisions under FRAP 2015/2016 under various fishing sectors having been announced by the Delegated Authority (“DA”) and with the upcoming FRAP 2020 decisions in mind it is appropriate to reflect on the rights of applicants who wish their internal appeals against such decisions to be decided on urgently.

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July 24, 2018 // PRE-FRAP 2020 RESTRUCTURING – FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (APR 2018)

2020 marks the next significant set of fishing rights allocations with the all-important Hake Trawl and Small Pelagic sectors now eventually coming up for re-allocation.

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July 24, 2018 // BROTHERS AND SISTERS BEWARE – FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (DEC 2017)

A policy phenomenon which appeared in FRAP 2015/16 sector policies can have devastating effects on a group’s historic fishing allocations.

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June 13, 2017 // DIESEL REFUND SYSTEM REBOOTED – FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS APRIL 2017

Due to recent issues in the fishing industry regarding the interpretation and implementation of the current DRS, it is of vital importance that the fishing industry (including all affected sectors) submit detailed comments by the deadline. It is essential that the representations are co-ordinated and contain combined comments from all the various sectors. In this regard such comments should be submitted by an umbrella body such as FISHSA.

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March 2, 2017 // 2017 CAPE ARGUS PICK ‘N PAY CYCLE TOUR – RED CROSS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

NEWSFLASH   Dear Clients, colleagues, friends and acquaintances:   It’s that time of year again. Every year since 2012 to date Peter has been cycling the Argus to raise funds for the Red Cross Children’s Hospital ( the Children’s Hospital Trust) – actually in 2013 his daughter rode on his behalf , duly authorised with […]

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Dawson Edwards & Associates was established in 1996 as a specialised Commercial, Maritime and Marine Resources law firm. The firm has soundly established itself in the legal landscape of Cape Town and has set the highest standards of professionalism and service. Dawson Edwards & Associates has become an industry leader in a number of its speciality areas and continues to successfully represent a diverse range of local and international clients. Click here to read more...