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

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71Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003.

(2)This Act (except this section) shall come into force on such date as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(3)This Act does not apply to the River Tweed.

(4)This Act does not apply to the Upper Esk.

(5)Section 6 of this Act does not apply to the Lower Esk.

(6)For the purposes of this section and section 70 of this Act—

  • “River Tweed” and “River Esk” have the same meaning as in section 111 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46);

  • “Upper Esk” means that part of the River Esk lying upstream of a line drawn from a point at grid reference NY 3245 6632 on the western bank of the River Sark in a southerly direction to a point at grid reference NY 3245 6503 on the coast of Cumbria; and

  • “Lower Esk” means that part of the River Esk lying downstream of the line drawn from a point at grid reference NY 3245 6632 on the western bank of the River Sark in a southerly direction to a point at grid reference NY 3245 6503 on the coast of Cumbria.

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