Penalty notices and fines that apply for fisheries offences, including illegal catch and marketing offences.
A penalty must be paid within 28 days to prevent prosecution in court. If a penalty is not paid within 28 days, the matter will go to court. This guidance includes details on:
- when a penalty is considered
- how much a penalty will be for
- how to pay a penalty
- objecting to a penalty
Also see the Marine Management Organisation’s Compliance and Enforcement Strategy.