ENFORCERS

United States

Responsible for ensuring compliance by individuals, business and state/local government:
[ National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) ]

Responsible for ensuring compliance by Federal agencies:
[ Marine Mammal Commission ]

United Kingdom

Secretary of State issues licences under s.10(1)c of the 1970 CSA:
[ Home Office UK ]

Scottish Home Office enforces Moray Firth Seal Management Plan:
[ Scottish Executive ]

Local Constabulary issue firearms permits:
[ Northern Constabulary ]
[ Regional Constabulary List ]

SealWatch.org is dedicated to the general well-being of harbor seals and to vigorous enforcement of applicable law for their protection. Alerts will be posted here of documented instances of continued disturbance or threats to harbor seal safety and habitat. Cheers will be posted when new efforts have been made to extend protection.

Updated 9.30.19