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Seafish response to Consultation on the future management of Fishery Orders currently held by the Sea Fisheries Committees in Wales

S.A. Horsfall

The Welsh Assembly Government launched this consultation following the Minister for Rural Affairs' decision to assume responsibility for the management of inshore fisheries in Wales from April 2010. It proposes the amalgamation of the Sea Fisheries Committees with the Welsh Assembly Government fisheries unit. The full consultation is available here: http://wales.gov.uk/consultations/environmentandcountryside/090925fisheryorders/?lang=en

November 2009Download PDF

Seafish response to the Defra consultation Coastal Access: Consultation on proposals to amend the Countryside and Rights of Way (CROW) Act 2000 for coastal land

J. Sparks

This is Seafish's response to the Defra consultation Coastal Access: Consultation on proposals to amend the Countryside and Rights of Way (CROW) Act 2000 for coastal land, available from http://www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/consult/coastal-access/index.htm. Seafish is concerned that intertidal areas need to remain available, and in an appropriate hygienic state, for aquaculture, and that provision must remain for commercial fishing boats to be stored above the tideline.

November 2009Download PDF

Seafish response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Wildlife and Natural Environment Bill

I. Bartolo

This consultation sought views on potential reform of a number of areas of existing wildlife and natural environment legislation. It proposed changes to legislation covering the aquaculture and release of non-native species. To read the consultation go to: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/Wildlife-Habitats/WildNatEnvBill

September 2009Download PDF

Seafish response to Regulatory Framework (England) consultation

F.Wright

Consultation on stakeholders' perception of the FSA as a regulator. Similar consultations are running in Northern Ireland and Wales. To read the consultation go to: http://www.food.gov.uk/consultations/consulteng/2009/reviewofregulatoryframework

September 2009Download PDF

Seafish response to Consultation on secondary legislation for England and Wales under the marine and coastal access Bill: Part 4 marine licensing

S. Horsfall

This Seafish's response to the first consultation on some of the secondary legislation that will be produced under ‘Part 4: Marine licensing’ of the Marine and Coastal Access Bill. The consultation sets out some initial ideas for how applications for a marine licence should be processed and determined; what the appeals process for appealing decisions of the marine licensing authority should look like; and which activities should be exempt from the need for a marine licence and on what conditions. The original consultation documents are available from http://www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/consult/marine-bill/index.htm.

September 2009Download PDF