MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

BLACKWATER, CROUCH, ROACH AND COLNE ESTUARIES MARINE CONSERVATION ZONE NATIVE OYSTER FISHERY FLEXIBLE PERMIT BYELAW7

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation of a Blackwater, Crouch, Roach and Colne Estuaries Marine Conservation Zone Native Oyster Fishery Flexible Permit Byelaw. The proposed Byelaw will provide the Authority with the ability to balance the requirements of the designated features of this Marine Conservation Zone with the needs of persons harvesting native oysters within the same area to secure a sustainable marine eco-system and local socio-economic environment.

During the period of 28 days from the date of the publication of this Notice a copy of the Byelaw and Impact Assessment will be deposited at the offices of the applicant, at the address given below and at www.kentandessex-ifca.gov.uk.

Objections or representations concerning this notification should be made within 28 days of the date of this notice to both addresses given below:

Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team

Marine Management Organisation

Lancaster House

Hampshire Court

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE4 7YH

or ifcabyelaws@marinemanagement.org.uk

 

Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

Paragon House

Albert Street

Ramsgate

Kent

CT11 9HD

or info@kentandessex-ifca.gov.uk