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Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966

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[F125Functions of the DepartmentN.I.

(1)It is the duty of the Department to conserve and protect the salmon and the inland fisheries of Northern Ireland, other than the fisheries of the Londonderry Area or the Newry Area.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Department may, in the exercise of its functions—

(a)take legal proceedings for the enforcement of any statutory provision with respect to salmon or inland fisheries;

(b)act in co-operation with any other body constituted under a statutory provision for the purpose of publicising any such fisheries as a tourist attraction;

(c)enter into an agreement to enforce the fishing rights of any owner or occupier of land or waters in accordance with such terms and conditions as may be specified in the agreement and on payment of such sums as may be so specified.]

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