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Title: A guide to rod fishing byelaws : Midlands region (September 2001)
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This booklet contains rod fishing byelaws relevant to Midlands Region. This guide is not a definitive legal interpretation of the byelaws, but a reader-friendly guide only aimed at informing anglers o fthe rules governing fishing within Midlands Region. Byelaws are the statutory rules and regulations put in place by the Environment Agency and which must be complied with by all anglers fishing in the Midlands Region. They exist to prevent damage to fish stocks from insensitive fishing methods and to make sure that fisheries are sustainable for the enjoyment of current and future generations of anglers. These byelaws apply to all types of fisheries, be they owned by angling clubs, syndicates, local authorities or by private individuals. Whilst fishery owners may impose additional more stringent regulations, they are not able to dispense with any of the fishery byelaws. This booklet is designed to make the current byelaws as clear as possible. Out of necessity, legal English can be complicated, so where necessary, the booklet contains explanatory notes to clarify various meanings and definitions. The byelaw numbers in brackets refer to corresponding numbers in the legal byelaws. There are also a number of byelaws which have been introduced recently and which apply throughout England and Wales. These 'national' byelaws are marked as such.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Solihull
Subject Keywords: AnglingByelawsFishing rightsRiversLakesFreshwater fishes
Geographic Keywords: Midlands (England)
Extent: n.p. [15]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:230
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