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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Fishing at fish farms

10.  In section 41 of the principal Act (prohibition of unlicensed fishing), after subsection (3) there shall be added the following subsections—

(4) Nothing in this section shall apply to a person—

(a)who fishes lawfully by rod and line in a production pond at a fish farm operated by the holder of a fish culture licence granted under section 11; or

(b)who has for that purpose in his possession a rod and line at or near a fish farm.

(5) In subsection (4)(a) “production pond” means a pond—

(a)used for the artificial propagation and culture of fish, and

(b)designated for the purposes of this subsection as a production pond in a fish culture licence granted under section 11..

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