New Requirement to Submit Monthly Catch Return Records – Cockles and Mussels

The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NW IFCA) has announced that, from the 1st of July 2014, it is a requirement under Section 21 of the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Athority Byelaw no. 3 that all permit holders must record and submit monthly returns relating to catches and fishing efforts.

This follows a decision, in May, by the Technical Science and Byelaw Committee to request that Byelaw 3 permit holders should adhere to paragraph 21 of Byelaw 3 requiring all permit holders to submit monthly returns on catches and fishing effort relating to cockles and mussels to the NW IFCA by the 5th of the following month. For more information follow this link.

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