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The local fisheries committee for the Kent and Essex Sea Fisheries District (“the committee”) in exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966, make the following byelaw:

When dredging for scallops (Pecten maximum) in any part of the District no more than 12 dredges may be towed at any time.   All dredges must be fitted with a functioning, operation and moveable spring loaded tooth bar and its frame must not exceed 85cms in width in any part.

Additional regulations may be found under KEIFCA byelaws