Measures for the conservation of pike: consultation

The consultation will seek views on proposals to introduce a maximum size, a daily bag limit and to make it illegal for anglers to sell pike.

4. Current Regulatory Framework

4.1 Section 51A of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003 Act ("the 2003 Act") provides that the Scottish Ministers may make regulations if they consider that it is necessary or expedient to do so for the conservation of freshwater fish.


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