Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2016 is now in effect

The Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2016 (MPA Byelaw) was consented by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the 3rd February 2018.

This byelaw replaces the ‘Protected Areas Byelaw’ which is no longer in effect.  Please click here for more information and guidance including the management measures and charts and coordinates of the Areas affected.

[Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2016]

Sabellaria spinulosa reef

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