Byelaw Consultation Drop In Events

Posted on 20th September 2023

North Eastern IFCA are holding a series of informal drop-in events in October. These events are an opportunity for stakeholders in the North Eastern IFCA district to discuss their views with NEIFCA officers on the proposed byelaws.

There is no requirement to make an appointment if you wish to attend these events, Officers will be available during the time frames indicated at each event. These drop-in events will take place at the following locations;

  • Tuesday 3rd October - Hornsea Inshore Rescue - 12 Noon - 5PM

    (The Boat House, 16 Hornsea Burton Rd, Hornsea, HU18 1TJ)

  • Wednesday 4th October - Bridlington Rugby Club - 1pm - 6pm

    (Dukes Park, Queensgate, Bridlington, YO16 7LN)

  • Thursday 5th October - Hartlepool Borough Hall - 2pm - 6pm

    (Middlegate, Hartlepool, TS24 0JD)

  • Friday 6th October - Whitby Met Lounge - 2pm - 7pm

    (Argyle Rd, Whitby, YO21 3HU)

  • Friday 13th October - Redcar Park Hotel - Sessions 12noon, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm

    (3-5 Granville Terrace, Redcar, TS10 3AR) 

    Additional Location - Tuesday 17th October - Scarborough Rugby Club - Session 2pm, 4pm & 6pm

    (Silver Royd, 569 Scalby Rd, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0NL)

Officers will be available to discuss your views on the following proposed byelaws;

 BYELAW XXIX Humber Estuary Fishing Byelaw 2022

This proposed byelaw maintains existing provisions for the management of trawling activities within the Humber Estuary and includes a revision to the boundaries of the ‘Spurn Point Sea Grass Area’ to ensure the continued protection of sensitive marine habitat, from potentially damaging activities, within that designated area.

BYELAW XXVIII Shellfish Permit Byelaw 2022

This proposed byelaw sets out new provisions for the management and conservation of crab and lobster stocks throughout the Authority’s district. As well as including all existing current management measures in force, designed to protect lobster and crab stocks within the NEIFCA district, the new byelaw regulation also provides for a number of new measures to be applied and varied, as mandatory conditions to the permit issued.


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