Code for Theft of Fishing Rights

The Angling Trust issued the following information:
Code for Theft of Fishing Rights 116/11 Quote this Code to the Police If You See “Fishing Without Permission” Every offence which the police are duty bound to deal with has a unique Home Office Code. We now have the Code for “Theft of Fishing Rights”: 116/11. If therefore, anglers quote this when reporting incidents, the police will understand that they must deal with the matter, rather than misinterpreting the situation as a civil matter and/or passing the job over to the EA. Provision of the Code will mean that from the initial stage the call taker will understand that this is a police matter, and police officers responding can check the relevant instructions, more here …

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