10 September 2021 - NW1978
Bryant, Mr D W to ask the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
1. (a) On what date will (i) phase two of the Social-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIS) be concluded and (ii) the draft policies be published and (b) how will they take into account the outstanding SEIAS phase two process; 2. whether she will ensure that all stakeholders in the fishing industry have been adequately and comprehensively consulted by her department to ensure that the process is fair and thorough?
We hope to publish phase two of the Social-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIAS) by mid-September.
(ii)The SEIAS Phase 2 documents, which will be made available to stakeholders for comment during the public participation process on draft policies in mid September.
(b) Yes consultation will conform with Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA) requirements .
MS B D CREECY, MP
MINISTER OF FORESTRY, FISHERIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT