Wild Molluscan shellfish
Shellfish being introduced into Northern Irish Waters, which are prohibited by the Molluscan Shellfish (Control of Deposit) Order (Northern Ireland) 1972 Order also require a Permit issued by Marine & Fisheries Division under Section 13 of the Fisheries Act (NI) 1966. The Molluscan Shellfish Order prohibits the introduction of any molluscan shellfish into any designated waters which have been taken from shellfish beds outside the designated waters.
Any fish being introduced into any waters in Northern Ireland which are prohibited under the Prohibition of Introduction of Fish Order (Northern Ireland) 1979 also require a Permit issued by the Marine & Fisheries Division under Section 13 of the Fisheries Act (NI) 1966. Regulation 3 of the Order prohibits the introduction of specified fish into any inland waters of Northern Ireland (excluding Foyle and Carlingford Areas). The Foyle and Carlingford areas are the responsibility of the Loughs Agency of the Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission.
Any person wishing to import lobsters into Northern Ireland, except for human consumption requires a Permit issued under Section 13 of the Fisheries Act (NI) 1966 as the Lobsters (Prohibition of Introduction) Order (Northern Ireland) 1982 prohibits the introduction into Northern Ireland waters any lobsters taken from outside Northern Ireland waters.