Metal detectors: May be used on the foreshore. Whilst these new Permits do not cover the use of metal detectors when searching the foreshore, any digging resulting from such use is always subject to the requirements of this regime.
Renewals : Application for renewal of Permits should be made at least one month before its expiry to the PLA.
Safety : Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published guidance on safety in excavations. It is recommended that Mudlark Permit Holders obtain copies of the relevant information for their safety.