Enforcement

Compliance & Financial Administrative Penalties
 

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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

           

Investigations (selected) Offence Date

Investigation complete

Prosecuting Authority

Offence

Location

Outcome/

Current Status

16-23/12/15

Yes

D&SIFCA

Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw

South of Salcombe

Listed for trial at Plymouth Crown Court on 02/10/17

01 -19/02/16

Yes

D&SIFCA

Scallop dredging contrary to the Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw

South of Salcombe

Listed for trial at Plymouth Crown Court on 02/10/17

06/09/16

Yes

D&SIFCA

Towing in Start Point to Plymouth Sound SCI

Bigbury Bay

Master owner entered not guilty pleas to 16 charges, case adjourned

08 & 15/11/16

Yes

D&SIFCA

Use of fixed net

Bigbury Bay

Guilty plea entered to both charges at Torquay Magistrates’ Court on 19/06/17

Fined £4,750

27/03/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Scallop Dredging

Tor Bay

FAP £2,000 accepted

21/04/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Retaining undersize crab

Start Bay

FAP £1000 accepted

02/05/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Landing undersize crab

Dartmouth

FAP £500 accepted

09/05/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Unmarked static gear & no escape gaps fitted to commercial crab pots

Plymouth

FAP £500 accepted

09/05/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Retaining undersize spider crab and lobster

Plymouth

Summons issued 23/10/17

Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court

25/05/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Retaining undersize edible crab

Plymouth

Summons issued 23/10/17

Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court

31/05/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Retaining undersize edible crab and lobster and berried lobster

Plymouth

Summons issued 23/10/17

Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court

07/06/17

Yes

D&SIFCA

Retaining undersize edible crab and lobsters

Tor Bay

FAP £500 offered

12/07/17

No

D&SIFCA

Removal of scallop during closed season

Plymouth

Case file being prepared



 
 
  
  
  
  
  
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