MARINE MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION
MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 (C.23)
MMO BYELAW PROHIBITING BOTTOM TOWED FISHING IN THE WEST OF
WALNEY MARINE CONSERVATION ZONE
This byelaw was made under the common seal of the Marine Management Organisation on 4 September 2018, confirmed by the Secretary of State on 4 June 2019, and will come in to force on 4 July 2019.
The purpose of this byelaw is to protect habitats and communities in the specified area, as stated in the byelaw, from the impacts from bottom towed fishing.
Copies of the byelaw are available on the MMO website www.gov.uk/guidance/marineconservation-byelaws, by calling 0300 123 1032, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or from one of the following locations:
MMO Preston, Lutra House, Dodd Way, Walton Summit, Preston PRS 8BX
MMO Whitehaven, Fish Hall, North Harbour, North Shore, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7XY