Tag Archives: NW IFCA

Closed – North West Fisheries Byelaw Consultations

Both consultations close Friday 5th March 2021. The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA) has approved and made 2 new byelaws and, in accordance with Defra’s byelaw making process, must now advertise these new byelaws and provide a consultation period before they can be signed by the Minister and brought into force. Byelaw

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Opportunities to get involved with inshore fisheries and conservation management

The Marine Management Organisation is advertising for new voluntary members for the North Western, North Eastern, Sussex, Southern and Cornwall Fisheries and Inshore Conservation Authorities (IFCA). The North Western IFCA is looking for three new members, particularly those with experience and interest in commercial or recreational fishing, the marine environment or other relevant interest and experience.

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Consultation – New NWIFCA Byelaw: Permit to dredge

Consultation closes 9th September. The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority has launched a consultation on proposals for a new District-wide fisheries byelaw to regulate dredging of shellfish such as mussels and cockles through a permit system. Dredging without a permit in the District will be prohibited. The reason for the new system is

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Member Vacancies on the North Western Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority

Application deadline: 28th August The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently recruiting members for 3 IFCAs – North Western, North Eastern and Northumberland. The MMO is responsible for appointing local people with relevant expertise to IFCA committees. MMO appointees make up roughly half of IFCA committee membership and are appointed on a voluntary basis. IFCAs

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Heysham Flat Seed Mussel Fishery Opens

The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority has announced that, commencing the 26th of August 2014, the Heysham Flat Seed Mussel Fishery is open for all current Byelaw 3 Permit Holders. A new Byelaw 3 permit for 2014/2015 will be required from the 1st of September 2014 and more information and application forms can be found

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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

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