Enforcement

Financial Administrative Penalties
 

Download the Authority's guidance on Financial Administrative Penalties

Download the Authority's Enforcement and Compliance Strategy


Bass Legislation 

To retrieve your copy of the bass nursery areas please click here


Marine Management Organisation relevant information

Click here to view the MMO's guidance on Buyers and sellers of first-sale fish and submission of sales notes

 Please click here to view the Bass Industry Guidance issued by the Marine Management Organisation on 31st January 2017


 
Investigations Update

           
Offence Date Investigation complete Prosecuting Authority Offence Location Outcome/
Current Status
03/12/15 Yes D&SIFCA Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw Torbay Master and Owner accepted £1000 FAP
03-13/12/15 No D&SIFCA Scallop dredging within the Lyme Bay to Torbay SAC and contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw Lyme Bay  
On going
16-23/12/15 No D&SIFCA Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw South of Salcombe  
On going
15/01/16 No D&SIFCA Landing of undersize bass Brixham Market On going
15/01/16 No D&SIFCA Landing of undersize lobsters Brixham Market On going
21-25/01/16 No D&SIFCA Beam trawling contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw and Vessel Size Byelaw South of Salcombe  
On going
01 -19/02/16 No D&SIFCA Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw South of Salcombe  
On going
10/02/16 No MMO Fishing commercial from an unlicensed powered vessel and retaining prohibited species (Small eyed Ray) Lyme Bay  
Case file forwarded to MMO
11/02/16 No D&SIFCA Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw Lyme Bay  
On going
14/02/16 No D&SIFCA Fishing with a fixed net contrary to Fixed Engine Byelaw Salcombe  
On going
31/03/16 No D&SIFCA Undersize female edible crab Dartmouth On going
05/04/16 No D&SIFCA Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw South of Start point  
On-going
26/04/16 No D&SIFCA Undersize spider crab Beer On going  - case file forwarded by MMO
28/04/16 Yes D&SIFCA Potting with no permit Brixham Written Warning
17/05/16 No D&SIFCA Undersize spider crab Beer On going


Annex 1 shows estuary restrictions under the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw

Annex 1 - Salcombe Estuary

Annex 1- 6 shows coastal restrictions under the Mobile Fishing Permit byelaw

Annex 1 - Start Bay
Annex 2 - Lundy SAC
Annex 3 - Lyme Bay and Torbay SAC
Annex 4 - Plymouth Sound and Estuaries
Annex 5 - Start Point to Plymouth Sound and Eddystone cSAC
Annex 6 - Severn Estuary SAC

Below are chartlets that correspond to the byelaws within the Devon and Severn IFCA Byelaw Booklet.
However this is not a complete list of our Byelaws.

To view our River Severn Byelaw Flyer please click here 
 
Crabbing Chart
Lyme Bay Reefs
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