Allocations should be carried out as a priority and commercial access allocated and issued as relative shares or units in the fishery. Most important they should only ever be carried out once with an operators allocated share being the only basis for any future reallocation of access.
Allocations can cause considerable stress and anxiety, however they should be one off processes and delays will only exacerbate the problem. Its vital commercial allocations are done as soon as possible and there is further security if sector allocations are also clear and understood.
If you would like to know more about allocations or need help with an allocation process please be in touch.