Fishing vessel weekly licence variations: 30 December 2022

Licences are issued by the Scottish Ministers using powers in section 15 of the Fisheries Act 2020. Variations to those licences are made using powers granted to the Scottish Ministers under Schedule 3 paragraph 2 of the Fisheries Act 2020. Notices of those variations are made in accordance with Article 3 (2)(c)(ii) of The Sea Fishing (Licences and Notices) (Scotland) Regulations 2011.

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It is issued subject to conditions which are added in terms of schedule 4 (part 2) of the Fisheries Act 2020.

Important change to your authority to fish from 23:01hrs (GMT) on 31 December 2020.

The authority to fish in EU, Norwegian, Faroes and NEAFC waters is rescinded and all commercial fishing activity outside of the UK EEZ must stop and all fishing gear be removed by 23:00 hours (GMT) on 31 December 2020.

Within this licence any reference to an EU Regulation is a reference to that Regulation as it forms part of United Kingdom domestic law by virtue of Section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 in accordance with Schedule 8 (1) of that Act.

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