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Formal Consultation – Minimum Sizes Byelaw

Formal Consultation – Minimum Sizes Byelaw

Kent & Essex IFCA is undertaking a formal consultation for the Minimum Sizes Byelaw. This byelaw intends to protect fish and shellfish stocks through preventing or reducing the removal of pre-spawning individuals.
This byelaw will replace the Fish, Mollusc and Crustacea Minimum Size Emergency Byelaw 2019 with a permanent byelaw to the same effect.
More information about the byelaw can be found within the two-page summary by clicking here.
The deadline for responses is 12pm on 6 April 2020.

Please send your responses to:
Kent & Essex IFCA
Paragon House
Albert Street
Ramsgate
Kent CT11 9HD
Email: info@kentandressex-ifca.gov.uk

And please post a copy to:
Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team,
Marine Management Organisation,
Lancaster House,
Hampshire Court,
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE4 7HY
Email: IFCAbyelaws@marinemanagement.org.uk

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this consultation, you are welcome to speak to Kent & Essex IFCA staff at our office in person, via email or over the phone. The full text of the byelaw, associated Impact Assessments and further information can be inspected at the links below
Minimum Sizes Byelaw
Minimum Sizes Byelaw: Impact Assessment

Alternatively, hard copies can be obtained from:
Address: Kent & Essex IFCA
Paragon House
Albert Street
Ramsgate
Kent CT11 9HD
Tel: 01843 585310
Email: info@kentandessex-ifca.gov.uk;

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