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CONSULTATION PROCESS FOR ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW

MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation of an Essex Estuaries Bottom Trawling (Prohibited Areas) Byelaw to prohibit the use of all types of bottom trawl in specified areas to protect the designated features of those areas and therefore prevent damage to or deterioration of the site.

A copy of the Byelaw and Impact Assessment will be deposited at the offices of the applicant at:

Paragon House          and         The Sail Loft

Albert Street                               Shipyard Estate

Ramsgate                                    Brightlingsea

Kent                                              Essex

 

A copy of the Byelaw can be found by clicking here , a copy of the Impact Assessment can be found by clicking here and for confirmation of Members’ agreement to making the byelaw click here

Objections or representations concerning this notification should be made by 5 November 2016 to both addresses given below:

Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team

Marine Management Organisation

Lancaster House

Hampshire Court

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE4 7YH

or ifcabyelaws@marinemanagement.org.uk

Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

Paragon House

Albert Street

Ramsgate

Kent

CT11 9HD

or info@kentandessex-ifca.gov.uk

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