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Orkney Islands (Landing of Crabs and Lobsters) Order 2016 (S.S.I. No. 50 of 2016).

Country
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Offences/penalties Marine fisheries Size Landing Fishery management and conservation Crustaceans
Geographical area
Northern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Abstract

This Order makes provision so as to prescribe minimum sizes for the landing of certain species of crabs and lobsters in the Orkney Islands. For this purpose it amends the Undersized Velvet Crabs Order 1989 and the Undersized Lobsters (Scotland) Order 2000. The Order also prohibits the landing in Scotland of a specified description of crab caught in waters surrounding the Orkney Islands.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Regulation (EC) No. 850/98 for the conservation of fishery resources through technical measures for the protection of juveniles of marine organisms.

Legislation | European Union | 1998

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Fishing gear/fishing method, Cartilaginous fishes, Protection of species, Marine fisheries, Size, Prohibited fishing area, Fishery management and conservation, Mesh

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967 (Chapter 84).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1967

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Fishing gear/fishing method, Marine fisheries, Landing, Size, Fishing authorization, Fishery management and conservation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Undersized Velvet Crabs Order 1989 (S.I. No. 919 of 1989).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1989

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Marine fisheries, Size, Landing, Fishery management and conservation, Crustaceans, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Undersized Lobsters (Scotland) Order 2000 (S.S.I. No. 197 of 2000).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Marine fisheries, Size, Fishery management and conservation, Crustaceans, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX