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R090 - Non-licensable activity impacts on Marine Protected Areas

Evidence requirement R090: Non-licensable activity impacts on Marine Protected Areas




Requirement R090

The MMO has an obligation under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 to further the conservation objectives of MPAs, including using its byelaw making powers and marine planning policy to directly or indirectly manage unlicensed activities.

MMO use

Marine Conservation Team (MCT): to provide data to underpin MPA site level assessment to ensure that MCT can accurately assess impacts to MPAs. This will assist MMO in its role to “best furthering/least hinder” conservation objectives.

External interest

Natural England, Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Published 11 January 2018
Last updated 5 October 2018 + show all updates
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