Environment Agency

Salmon And Freshwater Fisheries Act

Limitation Of Licences In The Yorkshire And North East Coastal Sea Trout Fishery

Notice is hereby given that it is the intention of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to confirm an Order made by the Environment Agency under section 26 of the above Act.

The Order will limit the number of licences to be allocated in any year for fishing for migratory (sea) trout with T or J nets in the specified area.

A copy of the Order may be obtained, free of charge, on application to the Environment Agency from the address given below, or from https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/north-east/ north-east-coast-limitation-of-net-licences-order [consult.environment-agency.gov.uk]

Any objection to the confirmation of the Order should be made in writing and addressed to Migratory & Freshwater Fisheries, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 1st Floor, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF or made by email to freshwater.fish@defra.gov.uk to be received not later than Friday 25 October 2022.

Copies of any responses may be made public. The information contained may also be published in a summary of responses. If you do not consent to this, you must clearly request that your response be treated confidentially. Any confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system in e-mail responses will not be treated as such a request. You should also be aware that there may be circumstances in which Defra will be required to communicate information to third parties on request, in order to comply with its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Jon Shelley, Senior Fisheries Technical Specialist

Environment Agency, Tyneside House, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7AR


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