Defra IFCA guidance
When making regulatory decisions, the Authority follows Defra guidance on “best practice” for IFCAs. The following documents detail this guidance in full:
- Byelaw making (PDF, 495KB)
- IFCAs and sustainable development (PDF, 450KB)
- Annual plans and reports (PDF, 250KB)
- Evidence-based marine management (PDF 340KB)
- Monitoring, evaluation and performance, (PDF, 700KB)
- Risk-based enforcement framework (PDF, 230KB).