Section 155 & 156

Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

Pursuant to the above Act, Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the confirmation of the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018. Subsequent to the formal consultation which ended on the 3rd September 2018, Eastern IFCA intends to amend the byelaw.  Therefore, Eastern IFCA is requesting that stakeholders provide feedback on this amendment. The amendment requires that a vessel named on a shrimp permit must not be used unless it has a fully functioning electronic monitoring device.

The amendment, along with the full text of the above byelaw, associated Impact Assessment and further information can be inspected at, or obtained from: Eastern IFCA, 6 North Lynn Business Village, Bergen Way, King’s Lynn, PE30 2JG.  Tel: 01553 775321; email:; website:

Any person wishing to comment, support or object to the amendment must do so in writing before noon on 21st December 2018, to the CEO of Eastern IFCA at the above address and send a copy to:

Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team, Marine Management Organisation, Lancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE4 7HY,



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