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Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966

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13Prohibition of introduction of fish of certain kinds.N.I.

(1)Where the Ministry is satisfied that the introduction into any waters of fish of any particular kind would be detrimental to the fishery of those waters, the Ministry may make an order prohibiting the introduction into such waters of any live fish of that kind or any eggs or young thereof.

(2)If any person introduces any thing into any waters in contravention of an order made under subsection (1) he shall be guilty of an offence.

(3)Where an order has been made under subsection (1) with respect to any waters, the Ministry may, on the application of any person, issue to that person a permit to introduce into those waters any thing of a kind the introduction of which into those waters is prohibited by the order, and may attach to the permit such conditions as the Ministry thinks proper and specifies in the permit; and a person to whom such a permit has been granted, or any other person acting under his directions, may, subject to the conditions specified in the permit, do anything authorised by the permit without incurring any penalty under this section.

(4)An order made under this section shall be subject to negative resolution.

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