The network pulled at customs
Saratov customs officers detained a large consignment of Chinese fishing nets, which tried to import from Kazakhstan. Criminal case concerning an administrative offense.
Prohibited to import fishing gear found in a vehicle from a neighboring Republic. Total withdrawn 7 254 network, said Fishnews in the press service of the Volga customs Dept.
Criminal case concerning an administrative offense under article 16.3 of the administrative code (violation of the ban on the import of goods into the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union or the Russian Federation). The maximum penalty for legal persons – an administrative fine of 300 thousand rubles with confiscation.
Despite the ban on import of synthetic networks, they are still freely available and appear in the sentences on the facts of illegal catch. In the July issue discussed in Primorsky Krai. “De jure, we have a barrier to entry, – noticed the head of territorial administration Rosrybolovstva Andrey Ginkel. – Only customs can seize network, upon detection, according to the description, specified in the government decree. If find – seize. When we find network on water, we also seized”.
According to Andrew Hinkel, the Federal fisheries Agency has repeatedly initiated the consideration of the bill prohibiting the implementation of synthetic networks in the territory of the Russian Federation. But each time the Ministry of economy and the Ministry rejected the proposal, seeing in it the obstacle to development of free business, said the head of territorial administration.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru