HC Deb 26 February 1912 vol 34 c1156W

asked the Lord Advocate, whether he will state the number of prosecutions for illegal trawling during 1911, and the number and amount of the fines inflicted and the number of cases of imprisonment?


There were fifty-five prosecutions for illegal trawling in Scotland during 1911, in forty-nine of which convictions were obtained. The fines imposed amounted to £3,330, and the fines paid to £1,256 13s. 4d. In twenty-nine cases the alternative of imprisonment was chosen.