Policies and Reports
Annual Plans and Reports
Every year the NWIFCA publishes an Annual Plan establsihing the aims for the upcoming year and an Annual Report evaluating the previous year.
|Annual Plan||Annual Report|
|Annual Plan 2019 to 2020||Annual Report 2019 to 2020|
|Annual Plan 2018 to 2019||Annual Report 2018 to 2019|
|Annual Plan 2017 to 2018||Annual Report 2017 to 2018|
|Annual Plan 2016 to 2017||Annual Report 2016 to 2017|
|Annual Plan 2015 to 2016||Annual Report 2015 to 2016|
|Annual Plan 2014 to 2015||Annual Report 2014 to 2015|
|Annual Plan 2013 to 2014||Annual Report 2013 to 2014|
|Annual Plan 2012 to 2013||Annual Report 2012 to 2013|
Annual Plan 2011 to 2012
|Annual Report 2011 to 2013|
The Constitution sets out the way the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA) will operate by establishing the procedures it will follow. The aim is to ensure efficient, transparent and accountable decision-making in line with its purpose, vision and legal requirements.
|Biosecurity Plan||Advice on prevention of introduction and / or spread of invasive non native species and shellfish / fish disease|
|Communications Strategy||The overarching strategy for communications|
|Compliance and Enforcement Strategy||The approach taken to enforcement and compliance|
|Financial Administrative Penalties for Fisheries Offences||Guidance on Fixed Administrative Penalties for fisheries offences|
|Memoranda of Understanding||Memoranda of understanding agreed with other organisations|
|Principles for Sustainable Fisheries||The standard used to guide management of fisheries|
|Risk Management Strategy||The approach to Risk Management – Updated June 2017|
Committee Meeting Reports
Copies of meeting reports are available in the Meetings Archive.
Scientific Reports and Publications
Scientific reports and publications are available below:
|Habitats Regulations Assessments (HRAs)||Habitats Regulations Assessments for EMS sites within the district|
|Science Reports from external bodies or from partnership work||Reports created by external bodies with NWIFCA’s input or through partnership work|
|Crab and Lobster Stocks Report||This report aims to give an insight into the crab and lobster fisheries within the NWIFCA district providing
spatial and temporal information on effort and landings. In addition, it aims to highlight how this data can be
used to inform future management.
|Razor Clam Management Report||This report outlines the considerations that need to be taken before a commercial razor clam fishery can be
permitted within the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA) District.
|Cockle Survey Report 26/09/2016||Repeat surveys on beds that showed potential for commercial fisheries earlier in the year|