Publication - Consultation paper

Outer Hebrides Inshore Fisheries Group - Consultation on inshore fishing prohibitions in the Outer Hebrides

Published: 4 Dec 2015
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781785448768

This consultation seeks views on changes to areas in the Outer Hebrides’ inshore waters where mobile and/or creel fishing is prohibited.

These measures have been developed by the Outer Hebrides IFG in order to modernise the spatial management of the fi

Outer Hebrides Inshore Fisheries Group - Consultation on inshore fishing prohibitions in the Outer Hebrides
Background on the Consultation Process

Background on the Consultation Process

The purpose of this consultation document is to seek the views of those with an interest in inshore fishing in the Outer Hebrides, in order to inform policy decisions. The consultation will last for 12 weeks, commencing on Friday 4 December 2015 with a deadline of Friday 26 February 2016 for responses.

The views and suggestions received in consultation responses will be analysed and fed into the decision making process. Final decisions on the issues under consideration will also take account of a range of other factors, including any other available information and research evidence.

Please send your returns or address any queries to:

ohifgconsultation@gov.scot

or

OH IFG Consultation
Area 1B South
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

If you have any queries contact the Inshore Fisheries Management and Coastal Communities Team on 0131 244 6214.

The Scottish Government may make the responses to this consultation paper available to the public and to the Scottish Parliament. We will acknowledge responses and may publish an analysis of the responses after the consultation.

If you respond to this consultation you are requested to complete the Respondent Information Form attached at Annex A. This will ensure that we handle your response appropriately.


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