The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is committed to providing information and services that are fully accessible to all. The site is designed in accordance with the W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and conforms to most priority 1 and 2 checkpoints. 

Technical Standards

We have tried to ensure that our site meets the following technical standards: 

  • Accessibility: We aim to maintain every page of our site at WAI AA compliance level.
  • Code: The site is produced using W3C XHTML 1.0 for code clarity.
  • Formatting: In line with W3C recommendations, all formatting is in a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) file. Users may choose to disable this file and see a "plain text" version of the site if they prefer. 

The website has also been designed to be compatible with most browsers. Older browser versions which lack CSS compatibility can still access the site although the content may display without its graphical layout.

This website has been designed to be accessible to all visitors, regardless of disability. The site has been developed to conform to the Web Accessibility Initiative (W.A.I.) Priority 2 standards. 

The site may be viewed in any browser or Internet device. However it is best viewed in one that complies with web standards created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). 

Website Content 

Some pages on this website by necessity contain Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint content. 

Page Layout - The main sections of the site are listed across the top of all pages. The main sections are further divided into subsections. These are displayed on the left hand side of each page.