BYELAW 13:- FIXED ENGINES; AUTHORISATION OF PLACING

Guidance

It is prohibited to use any fixed fishing gear (for example a static gill-net) in areas up-river of the Eastern Sea Fisheries Joint Committee district but within the Eastern IFCA district. ┬áThis byelaw applies in Breydon Water (Suffolk) and only in a limited number of other areas within the district – for further guidance relating to this byelaw, please contact the office.

Byelaw

‘The placing and use of fixed engines for taking sea fisheries resources is prohibited in any waters inland of the Eastern Sea Fisheries Joint Committee’s district.

For the purposes of this byelaw ‘fixed engine’ means any net or other implement for taking or facilitating the taking of fish secured by anchors, fixed to the soil or made stationary in any other way or any net placed in tidal waters and left unattended. This byelaw does not prejudicially affect the historic rights of several fishery described in Section 6(a) of the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966.

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