Formal Consultation: Whelk Permit Byelaw 2016 and Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018—Additional Permit Conditions and Eligibility Criteria

Update 22/02/2021: This consultation is now closed

Eastern IFCA are consulting with whelk and shrimp fishermen in our district on proposals for additional permit conditions and eligibility criteria for the Whelk Permit Byelaw 2016 and the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018.

More information about this consultation can be found at the links below.

This consultation closes at midday on 22nd February 2021.

Making your comments

This consultation is to seek the views of fishermen on the proposed additional measures to the Whelk Permit Byelaws 2016 and the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018.

Click here to respond to the questionnaire online.

If you require a printed copy of this questionnaire, please contact the office and we will post you a printed copy. The questionnaire for this consultation includes questions about the additional measures proposed for each byelaw. Please respond to the questions about the Whelk or Shrimp fishery (or both), as relevant to your activity.

We appreciate that consultations can be time consuming to complete, and we thank you for your continued engagement with this work.

If you would prefer instead to write your response to this consultation, please send your responses addressed to: The CEO, to this address.

What happens after the consultation closes?

After the consultation deadline when we have received all the questionnaires and written responses, the results will inform the outcome for the proposed new measures for each byelaw.

Further information

A summary of the consultation can be found here.

A summary of the additional measures for the Whelk Permit Byelaw 2016 can be found here.

A summary of the additional measures for the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018 can be found here.

The information you provide will be processed in accordance with our privacy notice found here.


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