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Title: Fisheries byelaws for Thames Region
Author: Environment Agency Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
This section contains all byelaws relevant to Thames Region and the Rivers Darent and Cray Catchment in Southern Region. All regional byelaws and national byelaws relevant to anglers in Thames region are listed. There are several other byelaws not listed here that relate to commercial fishing or the use of instruments other than rod and line. Byelaws by their very nature tend to be quite wordy with legal phrases and terms. For ease of use we have tried to simplify some of the terminology to ensure a clear understanding of how a byelaw can be applied. The original legal interpretation of the byelaws can be requested from the regional office if required. Byelaws are the statutory rules and regulations put in place by the Environment Agency. These byelaws will apply to all types of fisheries, be they owned by angling clubs, local authorities or private individuals. Whilst owners may impose more stringent regulations, they are not able to dispense with any byelaw that may apply to their water. They may, for example, restrict the number of rods a coarse angler can use to two, if they feel it is in the best interest of the fishery. However, they may not remove the Agencys maximum limit and allow more than four rods to be fished.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: [Reading]
Subject Keywords: Fishing licensesInland fisheriesByelawsFishing rightsEnvironment Agency
Geographic Keywords: EA South East
Extent: n.p. [28]
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