Training In Fisheries Prosecution & Interdiction

Sharon Austin Ministry News

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Twenty persons who have border security responsibilities are now more knowledgeable about the procedures to follow while enforcing the laws under the Fisheries Act and Regulations.

Officers from the Regional Security System (RSS) Coast Guard and Marine Police Units have participated in the RSS’ three-week Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction Course, which will culminate tomorrow, Friday, October 20, with a closing ceremony at the Barbados Coast Guard.

Acting Commanding Officer of the Barbados Coast Guard, Lieutenant Commander Derrick Brathwaite, will deliver the feature address, while Programme Manager, Fisheries Management and Development, Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism, Peter Murray, will give remarks.

The course’s aim was to heighten awareness and enhance the skills and competencies of authorised officers who have border security responsibilities for enforcing the laws under the Fisheries Act, Fisheries Regulations and other supporting administrative policies.

sharon.austingill-moore@barbados.gov.bb

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