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Formal Consultation – Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020

Formal Consultation – Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020

On 30 November 2020 Kent & Essex IFCA agreed to make a Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020. Kent & Essex IFCA is now undertaking a formal consultation for the Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020. This byelaw intends to provide protection against over exploitation of whelk stocks within the Authority’s district.
This byelaw will replace the Whelk Permit Byelaw made on 18 January 2013 and the Whelk Minimum Size Emergency Byelaw 2020 made on 1 February 2020.

The deadline for responses is 12pm on 21 January 2021.

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

And
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
• Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020
Whelk Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw 2020: 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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