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Fisheries Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Last updated: 24 September 2019 at 11:06

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Long title

A Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

Sponsoring department

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Michael Gove
Conservative, Surrey Heath

Current version of the Bill

18 December 2018

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
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