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Glossary

AIFCA

Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities

CEFAS

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquatic Science

Defra

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

EA

Environment Agency

EMS

European Marine Site

ERLG

Eastern Regional Liaison Group

SGWG

Science & Governance Working Group

HLO

High Level Objective

HR

Human Resources

ICT

Information Communication and Technology

IFC

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Officer

IFCA

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

IIP

Investors in People

MaCAA

Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

MCZ

Marine Conservation Zone

MMO

Marine Management Organisation

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPA

Marine Protected Area

MPASC

Marine Protected Area Sub-Committee

NE

Natural England

NEGIII

North Eastern Guardian III Patrol Vessel

NEIFCA

North Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

PI

Performance Indicator

PR

Public Relations

RSA

Recreational Sea Angling

SAC

Special Area of Conservation

SC

Success Criteria

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SoS

Secretary of State

SPA

Special Protection Area

SSSI

Site of Special Scientific Interest

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