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Weekly Licence Variations: w/b 06 January 2017

Notice to Owners/Masters/Charterers/Nominees

The information contained on this web page constitutes a Notice in accordance with Article 3(2)(c)(ii) of The Sea Fishing (Licences and Notices) (Scotland) Regulations 2011, and has the effect of varying the authority and conditions of all licences previously issued by the Scottish Ministers to vessels in membership of the groups indicated.

This means that a relevant entry on this web page may remove or alter any authority a licence recipient may have had to fish for the stocks listed in that relevant entry. Where the authority to fish for a particular species has been removed through this web page, it will be an offence to retain on board, land or tranship any quantity of that species of sea fish.

Non-compliance will be subject to enforcement action.

Weekly Licence Variations

Friday 06 January 2017

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group
Type(s) of Licence
Reason
Species
Area(s) of Sea
Limit
Effective Date
There are no variations this week – please check again next week

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2017 Closures Table:- showing the current status of fishing stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

2017 Quota Limits Tables:- showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and Under Non-PO and Over 10m Non-Sector vessels. Please note: these tables are for information only and you should always refer to your licence and the variations thereof in the first instance.

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New Controls for the Scottish King Scallop Fishery:- new management measures are being introduced in the Scottish King scallop fishery and are now due to come into force from Thursday 1st June 2017. Details on these new controls can be found here.

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UK Fisheries Monitoring Centre - Festive Opening Hours:- the UKFMC's opening hours during the festive period are as follows:

Wed 21 December
Open until 1700
Wed 28 December
0830 to 1700
Thu 22 December
0830 to 1700
Thu 29 December
0830 to 1700
Fri 23 December
0830 to 1700
Fri 30 December
0830 to 1700
Sat 24 December
0830 to 1700
Sat 31 December
0830 to 1700
Sun 25 December
CLOSED
Sun 01 January
CLOSED
Mon 26 December
CLOSED
Mon 02 January
Open 24 hours from 1400 onwards
Tue 27 December
0830 to 1700