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Loch Carron Marine Conservation Order 2019 (S.S.I. No. 101 of 2019).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishing gear/fishing method Protected fishing area Fishery management and conservation Marine protected areas Ecosystem preservation Protected area
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Order, made by the Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 85(1)(a), (2) and (4), 86(1) and (3), 88(1) and (2) and 92(1) and (5) of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, states conservation objectives for the marine area which is designated as a nature conservation marine protected area by the Loch Carron Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area Order 2019. It prohibits and regulates activities within the protected area. A person must not deploy (by any means) or use any fishing gear within the protected area. Gear shall be stowed on board of the vessel in such a way that it may not be readily used. “fishing gear” means any beam trawl, demersal seine net, demersal trawl, dredge, any other device used for fishing purposes, and any rope or wire associated with the gear but excluding– (a) passive gear, (b) a pelagic trawl, (c) a rod and line, and (d) a handline.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (2010 asp 5).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010 (2021)

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Land-use planning, Coastal zone management, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Institution, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Mariculture, Sovereignty, Marine pollution, Marine area, Ecosystem preservation, Marine protected areas, Marine mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX