Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

Please treat this request for information as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please provide the following information:

1. The date that the Middle Level Commissioners Draft Navigation Byelaws 2019 were confirmed or the date that they are expected to be confirmed.

2. All correspondence between the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Middle Level Commissioners regarding the confirmation of these byelaws.

Thank you. I look forward to your reply within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

P Smith

SM-Defra-Helpline, Defra (MCU), Adran yr Amgylchedd, Bwyd a Materion Gwledig



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Best wishes,

Ministerial Contact Unit

 

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) This email and
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Defra Information Rights Team,

Dear P Smith,

Thank you for your email which we received on the 4 May requesting
information.

We aim to answer your request no later than 2nd June, which is 20 working
days from the date we received it. If we are unable to meet this deadline
we will contact you to explain the reason.

If you have any queries about this letter please contact us.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights Team

[email address]

Defra Information Rights Team,

2 Atodiad

Dear P Smith,

Please find attached the response to your request of 4th May for
information on Draft Navigation Byelaws.

Yours sincerely

Guy Mawhinney

Information Rights Team

[email address]

SM-Defra-Information Requests (DEFRA), Adran yr Amgylchedd, Bwyd a Materion Gwledig

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Smith –

 

We received an undeliverable message when attempting to send this response
to you via our eCase system yesterday.  Resending via standard email.

 

Information Rights Team

Defra

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) This email and
any attachments is intended for the named recipient only. If you have
received it in error you have no authority to use, disclose, store or copy
any of its contents and you should destroy it and inform the sender.
Whilst this email and associated attachments will have been checked for
known viruses whilst within Defra systems we can accept no responsibility
once it has left our systems. Communications on Defra's computer systems
may be monitored and/or recorded to secure the effective operation of the
system and for other lawful purposes.