1. Marine Scotland (2011) Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill Consultation Document [online] Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/12/06081229/0
2. Marine Scotland (2012) Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill Consultation Document Environmental Report [online] Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/publications/environmental-assessment-scotland-act-2005-aquaculture-fisheries-bill-consultation-document//0
3. Marine Scotland (2011) Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill Consultation Document Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment [online] Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/publications/aquaculture-fisheries-bill-consultation-document-partial-business-regulatory-impact-assessment//0
4. Scottish Executive (2006) Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill: Analysis of Consultation Responses [online] Available at: www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/115712/0028657.pdf
5. Percentages do not add to 100% due to rounding.
6. Code of Good Practice Management Group (2010) Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture [online] Available at: http://www.thecodeofgoodpractice.co.uk/cogp/preface-to-the-2010-edition
7. Paragraph 20 in the Consultation Document refers to possible incentives that might be considered to develop unused sites including withdrawal of consents where they have not been used or are derelict, placing time period conditions on consents for development, reducing biomass consented, revocation and considering the scope for further changes for inactive/unproductive sites.
8. Option D refers to 'Powers for Ministers to revoke consents: an option to enable Ministers to revoke consents for a number of reasons, not necessarily limited or set to a particular timeframe. This could include powers to revoke consents for wider ( e.g. 'public interest') reasons where appropriate'.
9. Marine Scotland (2011) Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill Consultation Document, Pages 14-15 [online] Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/12/06081229/0
10. BRIA Option 2 requires 'that a full range of additional data is submitted to Government (with options as to its timing and frequency - periodic or 'real time' - and as regards what ought to be published)'.
11. BRIA Option 3 requires 'that sea-lice data are submitted' with options on frequency, timing and publication).
12. BRIA Option 2 refers to 'provide powers for Ministers to place appropriate additional controls on processing facilities to mitigate the risk of spread of sea-lice and pathogens'.
13. BRIA Option 2 refers to 'Give Ministers powers to prescribe sea-lice thresholds, in certain circumstances, above which remedial action requires to be taken.
14. BRIA Option 3 refers to 'Develop a Technical Standard which will be adopted by the industry as part of a revised Code and revise Marine Scotland's existing role on ensuring compliance with containment aspects of the Code to include those sections covering the Technical Standard'.
15. BRIA Option 2 refers to 'Develop a Technical Standard which will be adopted by the industry as part of a revised Code'.
16. BRIA Option 1 refers to introducing 'a statutory duty on DSFBs to act fairly and transparently. This would underpin adoption of recognised principles of good governance and practice by all DSFBs which should foster greater public confidence and trust in the DSFB system.
17. BRIA Option 2 refers to introducing 'statutory carcass tagging of wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout with sanctions for non-compliance; and create powers for Ministers to take or require fish or samples for genetic or other analysis from any fishery.'
18. BRIA Option 2 refers to 'all management and conservation powers to rest solely with Scottish Ministers'.
19. BRIA option 3 refers to give Scottish Ministers reserve powers to recall, restrict or exclude District Salmon Fishery Boards' jurisdiction in respect of the introduction of fish within their rivers.