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SALMON AND FRESHWATER FISHERIES ACT 1975, AS AMENDED BY THE ENVIRONMENT ACT 1995, MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY (LIMITATION OF LUNE ESTUARY NET FISHING LICENCES) ORDER 2020

Notice is hereby given that it is the intention of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to confirm an Order made by the Environment Agency under section 26 of the above Act.

The Order will

 Expire 10 years after the date on which it first comes into force

 Limit the number of Heave or Haaf net licences, and drift; hang; or whammel net licences to be allocated for fishing for salmon and migratory trout in any one year in the specified area

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, a copy of the Order may be obtained free of charge on application either by telephone please dial 03708 506 506 or by email sent to LuneSalmon@environment-agency.gov.uk and we will be happy to provide you with a copy to view either electronically or by post.

A copy of the order and consultation can also be viewed at https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/fisheries/river-lune-net-limitation-order-and-byelaw-2020

Any objection to the confirmation of the Order should be made in writing and addressed to Migratory & Freshwater Fisheries (Salmon Byelaws), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Area 8A/B, Millbank, c/o Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JR or sent by email to: freshwater.fish@defra.gov.uk not later than 10th September 2020

Please send copies of any objections to LuneSalmon@environment-agency.gov.uk

Copies of any responses may be made public. The information contained may also be published in a summary of responses. If you do not consent to having your response published, you must clearly request that your response be treated confidentially. Any confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system in email responses will not be treated as such a request. You should also be aware that there may be circumstances in which DEFRA will be required to communicate information to third parties on request in order to comply with its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations.

PUBLIC NOTICE – Fisheries

SALMON AND FRESHWATER FISHERIES ACT 1975, AS AMENDED BY THE ENVIRONMENT ACT 1995, MARINE AND COSTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

RIVER LUNE SALMON PROTECTION BYELAWS

Notice is hereby given that the Environment Agency intends to apply to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation of time limited byelaws for the protection and preservation of the fisheries within the River Lune and its tributaries made under the Water Resources Act 1991.

The byelaws for the River Lune and its tributaries:-

 Shall expire 10 years after the date in which they first come into force

 Prohibit any person from retaining a live or dead salmon that has been taken by rod and line;

 Require any salmon that has been taken by rod and line to be returned immediately to the river

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, a copy of the byelaws may be obtained for inspection either by telephone please dial 03708 506 506 or by email sent to LuneSalmon@environment-agency.gov.uk and we will be happy provide you with a copy free of charge either electronically or by post.

A copy of the byelaws and consultation can also be viewed at https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/fisheries/river-lune-net-limitation-order-and-byelaw-2020

Objections must be received no later than 10th September 2020

Any person who wishes to object to the proposed byelaws must send a statement of their objection in writing and addressed to Migratory & Freshwater Fisheries (Salmon Byelaws), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Area 8A/B, Millbank c/o Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JR or by email to: freshwater.fish@defra.gov.uk to be received no later than 10th September 2020

A copy of the statement of objection must also be sent to LuneSalmon@environment-agency.gov.uk

At the end of the consultation period copies of the responses may be made public. The information contained may also be published in a summary of responses. If you do not consent to having your response published, you must clearly request that your response be treated confidentially. Any confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system in email responses will not be treated as such a request. You should also be aware that there may be circumstances in which DEFRA will be required to communicate information to third parties on request in order to comply with its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations.

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