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The Inshore Fishing (Prohibition of Fishing and Fishing Methods) (Scotland) Order 2004

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Articles 2(3), 7 and 8

SCHEDULE 3GENERAL PROHIBITION OF FISHING IN SPECIFIED AREAS

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ItemArea within which prohibition appliesPeriod of prohibition of fishing (all dates inclusive)Method of fishing for species of sea fish excepted from prohibitionPeriod of exception (all dates inclusive)
1.Firth of Clyde, being the area within a straight line drawn from a point on the mainland at 55°17'.9 North latitude and 05°47'.8 West longitude (Mull of Kintyre) to a point on the mainland at 55°00'.5 North latitude and 05°09'.4 West longitude (Corsewall Point).1st January to 31st December in each year.

Subject to any other prohibition imposed by this Order–

(a)

any method of fishing for herring, mackerel and sprats;

(b)

fishing for any species of sea fish (except herring, mackerel and sprats) from a fishing boat with an overall length not greater than 21.34 metres.

1st January to 31st December in each year.
2.Firth of Forth, being the area within a straight line drawn from a point on the mainland at 56°16'.75 North latitude and 02°35'.2 West longitude (Fife Ness Lighthouse) to a point on the Isle of May at 56°11'.6 North latitude and 02°33'.8 West longitude (North Ness), thence along the east coast of the Isle of May to a point on the Isle of May at 56°10'.85 North latitude and 02°32'.6 West longitude (South Ness) and thence to a point on the mainland at 56°03'.4 North latitude and 02°38'.8 West longitude (Tantallon Castle).1st January to 31st December in each year.

(a)Any method of fishing for herring, mackerel and sprats.

(b)Fishing for any species of sea fish (except herring, mackerel and sprats) from a fishing boat with an overall length not greater than 16.77 metres.

1st January to 31st December in each year.

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