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South Arran Marine Conservation Order 2014 (S.S.I. No. 260 of 2014).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
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 Aquatic plants 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, concerns additional conservation objectives for the marine area which is designated as the South Arran Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area by the South Arran Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area Order 2014. This Order furthers the stated conservation objectives for the South Arran MPA insofar as they relate to maerl beds. The Order specifies certain activities which are prohibited, and regulate the storage of fishing gear on fishing vessels, within those parts of the MPA which are described in the Order. Provision is made whereby activities carried out in those parts of the MPA for the purpose of saving life or for the purpose of securing the safety of a vessel, aircraft or marine structure are not prohibited under the Order. The Order provides that the Scottish Ministers may issue permits authorising certain specified activities which would, apart from such permit, be unlawful under the Order

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

Amended by

South Arran Marine Conservation (Amendment) Order 2014 (S.S.I. No. 297 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Protected fishing area, Offences/penalties, Fishery management and conservation, Marine protected areas, Aquatic plants, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX