Areas where fishing is allowed by NON-UK vessels within Scottish waters - foreign fishing rights in coastal waters and the Faroes Special Area

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Non-UK fishing vessels require a licence from Scottish Ministers to fish within the Scottish Zone ( The current licence prohibits access within territorial sea (12NM) (

Also includes the "special area" for fishing as defined in the "UK/Denmark: Protocol to agreement with Faroe Islands on maritime delimitation" ( where third country fishing vessels can be authorised by Faroe Islands to fish within the Scottish zone

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