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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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Powers of certain authorised personsN.I.

26.  In section 172 of the principal Act (general powers of authorised persons), after subsection (1) there shall be inserted the following subsections—

(1A) Without prejudice to subsection (1)(a), an authorised person other than a private water bailiff may for the purpose of preventing or detecting the commission of an offence against any provision of this Act at any time enter on and traverse any land either on foot or, where there is a suitable roadway, lane or path, in a motor vehicle.

(1B) Where, by virtue of subsection (1A), an authorised person brings a motor vehicle onto any land, he shall not cause or permit that vehicle to stand or remain in such a position as to cause or be likely to cause any danger or obstruction.

(1C) An authorised person, on leaving any land which he has e entered by virtue of this section, shall leave that land as effectually secured against trespassers as he found it. .

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