Fishery appeals panel appointed

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has appointed an appeals advisory team that will advise him on the West Coast Rock Lobster fishery appeals. 

Zokwana was the appellant authority in respect of the West Coast Rock Lobster fishery appeals received during the Fishing Rights Allocation Process of 2015/16. 

The department said the appointment of the appeals advisory team will enable the Minister to decide and release his decisions on appeals in the matter by the end of this month. 

Advocate Shaheen Moolla, Attorney Mamakhe Mdhluli and Professor Julian Smith constitute the appeals advisory team. 

The department said the Minister has no doubt the appointments will produce credible results on appeals.  

Zokwana will brief the media today on the allocation of fisheries rights within the marine sector. –