This page serves as notice under section 87 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 that Scottish Ministers intend to make three Marine Conservation Orders, under section 85(1) of said Act.
- Loch Sunart to Sound of Jura MPA (including Firth of Lorn SAC but not Loch Sunart MPA/SAC)
- Small Isles MPA
- Wester Ross MPA
The purpose of the Orders is to further the conservation objectives of the respective protected areas.
In accordance with section 87 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, a copy of the relevant Order can be downloaded or inspected at:
Please email Marine_Conservation@gov.scot in order to make arrangements if you would like to inspect the Order in person.
Under section 87(7)(c) of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, Scottish Ministers hereby give any person the opportunity to make a written representation to them.
Please send your representation by email to Marine_Conservation@gov.scot or by post to:
Representations must be received by no later than 2359 hours on 18 January 2016. As this is the second period for these sites no further consideration will be given to representations which repeat previously stated positions.
Management details for the other Phase 1 sites can been seen on the Inshore MPA and SAC management - Phase 1 - 2014 page.