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Landing Obligation: Consultation on how the Discard Transfer quota should be allocated and managed within Scotland

Landing Obligation: Consultation on how the Discard Transfer quota should be allocated and managed within Scotland

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ISBN: 9781785444821

This consultation considers how the demersal Landing Obligation discard transfer should be allocated and managed by the Scottish Government. The policy decided upon following this consultation will be applied in 2016.

Executive Summary

This consultation considers how the demersal Landing Obligation discard transfer should be allocated and managed by the Scottish Government. The policy decided upon following this consultation will be applied in 2016.

Thereafter, the Government will consider allocation options in future years and will do so in particular prior to the implementation of the landing obligation in relation to all quota stocks, in 2019.