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Draft Wild Fisheries Strategy: a consultation

This consultation is designed to give stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback on the approach currently being taken as we continue to develop the legislative provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill.


Wild Fisheries Reform Programme

During 2015, a consultation paper was published which set out the Government’s response to the Wild Fisheries Review. The consultation closed on 7 August 2015.  The responses have been considered and the analysis has been published

Dr Aileen McLeod, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, launched a consultation paper on Draft provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill and draft Wild Fisheries Strategy on 8 February 2016. The consultation will close on 2 May 2016.

Stakeholder Groups

An external Stakeholder Reference Group was established to inform detailed proposals for legislation arising from the consultation on the broad policy principles on the reform of the management system.

An external National Wild Fisheries Strategy Development Group was established to inform the development of the National Wild Fisheries Strategy.

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