Eastern IFCA is holding a consultation regarding the Closed Areas Byelaw 2020. More information on the byelaw is available at the links set out below.


The purpose of this consultation is to gather the views of stakeholders and in particular those who are likely to be affected by the byelaw. To take part in the consultation online, please click here. Alternatively please send written responses setting out your support, objections or comments addressed to the CEO of Eastern IFCA at the email or postal address below.


  • Postal address: Eastern IFCA, Unit 6 North Lynn Business Village, Bergen Way, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2JG


Please also send a copy of any response to the Marine Management Organisation at either of the following:

  • Email address:
  • Postal address: Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team, Marine Management Organisation, Lancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE4 7HY.


The deadline for responses is noon on the 9th November 2020. Please contact the Eastern IFCA office if you have any questions about the byelaws, associated information or the consultation.


For a short summary about the byelaw click here

For a more detailed summary about the byelaw click here

The wording of the draft byelaw can be found here

The associated Impact Assessment can be found here




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