Page review/updated 15/09/2023
WELCOME TO THE RESOURCE LIBRARY
This resource library is divided into 8 sections (A – H) and gives you access to a lot of information (current and historical work) completely free of charge. It is an interactive Publication Scheme.
SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW THE 8 DIFFERENT FILE PATHWAYS.
Purpose of the Publication Scheme
• To comply with the Freedom of Information Act 2000
• To help you understand what work we do and what we have available for you to read
• To inform you on how to view the information and if charges apply for hard copies of information
• To make you aware that personal data is excluded from the scheme
Byelaws, EU and domestic legislation.
Current Byelaws and Permit Conditions (including Annexes) for different fishing activities.
Application forms to gain a permit.
Voluntary Codes of Conduct, other (non – Byelaw) spatial management and a range of Policy & Guidance documents to support the management of fishing activities.
D&S IFCA Enforcement & Compliance Strategy and guidance on Financial Administrative Penalties for fisheries offences.
Development reports for creation of new byelaws or changes to permit conditions. This includes consultation circulars (Have Your Say) and final reports documenting how byelaws were developed or permit conditions amended.
The byelaw development reports include evidence bases, the outcomes of research assessments and document the decision making process.
Regulatory Impact Assessments (to accompany the creation of new byelaws).
Archived byelaws and permit conditions are located in this section for reference purposes.
Communications – Latest and archived news items & official press release.
PDF versions of the free D&S IFCA e-newsletter “Inshore Insights”.
Guides for fishers, including a guide to the work of the D&S IFCA Byelaw and Permitting Sub-Committee and a byelaw working – Timeline, Status & Changes Guide
This section includes guides to the industry about specific changes to permit conditions and also presentations, posters, flyers including those relating to Marine Protected Areas.