The development of fisheries management measures for Marine Protected Areas and establishment of Scallop enhancement sites in the Northern Ireland inshore region

Closed 31 Mar 2021

Opened 30 Nov 2020


Thank you for taking the time to consider this consultation paper.  The Department welcomes your views on the introduction of fisheries management measures to safeguard features within Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and the proposal to establish scallop enhancement sites, within the Northern Ireland inshore region.

The consultation will last for 12 weeks, commencing on 30 November 2020.

Please ensure that your response reaches us before the closing date of 22 February 2021.

Please note - There is no requirement to provide comments on all of the fisheries management proposals – you may wish only to provide comments on sites of particular interest to you.


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