Scottish Marine Regions

saltireConsultation on the draft Statutory Instrument ‘The Draft Scottish Marine Regions Order 2013’ ends on 28/02/13.

The paper which was published for consultation on 6 December 2012 establishes the boundary co-ordinates for Scottish Marine Regions . The consultation is seeking views on the draft legislation; the co-ordinates establishing the marine regions boundaries; the names of the regions suggested; and the illustrative map.

Link to the consultation paper.

Marine Scotland aims to issue a report on the consultation and lay the Order in the Scottish Parliament in April 2013. As it will be subject to affirmative parliamentary procedure, it is anticipated the soonest the Order will come in to force is May 2013.

Category: Consultations

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