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Fish Industry Act (Northern Ireland) 1972

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5Grants in relation to fishing in particular areas and for particular species of fish.N.I.

(1)For the purpose of encouraging fishing in particular areas or for particular species of fish the Ministry may, by order made with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, provide for—

(a)the payment by the Ministry of grants of such amounts to, or in respect of, such persons under such terms and conditions and in such circumstances as may be specified in the order;

(b)the repayment and recovery of grants in such circumstances and in such manner as may be so specified;

and an order under this section may contain provisions for the avoidance of double payments where a person is entitled under any other statutory provision to a payment for a purpose similar to the purpose mentioned in this subsection.

(2)Where an order under this section specifies circumstances such as are mentioned in subsection (1)( a) by reference to a particular area any such area may be described by reference to a map, either with or without descriptive matter (which, in the case of any discrepancy with the map, shall prevail except in so far as may otherwise be provided by the order).

(3)An order under this section shall be subject to affirmative resolution.

(4)Before a motion is made for the affirmation of an order under this section, the Ministry shall deposit with the Clerk of the Parliaments a copy of any map prepared under subsection (2).

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