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NIFCA Berried Lobster Permit Condition 18th February 2021

NIFCA is pleased to announce its Berried Lobster Permit Condition which can be found in Paragraph 13 of Byelaw 4 “Crustacea and Molluscs Permitting and Pot Limitation” (& which replaces the NIFCA Emergency Berried Lobster Byelaw which expires on...


Minimum Sizes Byelaw 15th February 2021

NIFCA is pleased to announced that Defra has confirmed the implementation with immediate effect of the new NIFCA Minimum Size Byelaw will replace the FISH MOLLUSC AND CRUSTACEA MINIMUM SIZE EMERGENCY BYELAW 2019.  A copy of the new byelaw...


£23 million Seafood Disruption Support Scheme now open 12th February 2021

Fund will cover up to £100,000 of losses per business caused by delays related to the export of fresh or live fish and shellfish to the EU during January 2021. Further information can be found on the GOV.UK website...


Dogger Bank Special Area of Conservation Consultation 1st February 2021

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is seeking views on a draft byelaw to manage fishing in the Dogger Bank SAC. Dogger Bank SAC Consultation    


New financial support for the UK’s fishing businesses that export to the EU 21st January 2021

Seafood exporters across the UK will receive government funding of up to £23 million, to support businesses which have been most adversely affected by the COVID pandemic and the challenges of adjusting to new requirements for exporting. More details...