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Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003

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5(1)The members of the committee shall be members of a district salmon fishery board if the committee consists of not fewer than three elected representatives of qualified proprietors in the district.

(2)As soon after their election as is practicable, the elected representatives of qualified proprietors shall, in accordance with the provisions of this schedule co-opt representatives of salmon anglers and tenant netsmen in the district as required by section 45(2) of this Act.

(3)As soon after such co-option as is practicable, the elected representatives of qualified proprietors and the co-opted representatives shall elect, from among the representatives of qualified proprietors, a convener.

(4)The members of a district salmon fishery board shall be—

(a)the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above;

(b)the convener elected in accordance with sub-paragraph (3) above;

(c)at least one co-opted representative of salmon anglers in the district; and

(d)at least one co-opted representative of tenant netsmen in the district,

but a committee shall not fail to be a district salmon fishery board only by reason that no persons or not enough persons have been co-opted in accordance with this paragraph if—

(i)there are no salmon anglers or no tenant netsmen in the district; or

(ii)no persons or not enough persons are willing to be co-opted.

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