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New opportunities to influence management of England’s inshore fisheries 21st March 2013

People interested in influencing the management of inshore fisheries around Northumberland and the South of England are being encouraged to apply to join the regions’ inshore fisheries and conservation authority (IFCA). The IFCAs, of which there are 10 around...


European Marine Site Revised Approach to Fisheries Management 22nd January 2013

NIFCA is developing its policy in relation to the above, working particularly with other IFCAs, the MMO and Natural England to ensure the long-term protection of sensitive features in European Marine Sites. Further news on this will be made...


Financial Administrative Penalties 22nd January 2013

IFCAs now have the power to offer a Financial Administrative Penalty for fisheries offences as an alternative to taking matters to Court. There are seen to be advantages in this approach both for the Authority and the fisherman who...