Fishing vessel weekly licence variations

Collection of 2020/2021/2022/2023 weekly variations to Scottish fishing vessel licences.


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Fishing restrictions

During the course of the year, there are a number of areas of water that are closed to some or all types of fishing activity. Seafish have published a full list of fishing restrictions.

Weekly Licence variations December 2023

Notice to Vessel 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 trans-ship any quantity of that species of sea fish.

Non-compliance will be subject to enforcement action.

Landing obligation guidance 2020

Weekly licence variations 2014-2019

You can view all our previous weekly variations via our archive.

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