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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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Amendment of enforcement powers

29.—(1) In section 176 of the principal Act (apprehension of offenders), in paragraph (1)(b)(i) after the word “address” there shall be inserted the words “to the satisfaction of the authorised person”.

(2) In subsection (1) of section 178 of the principal Act (powers of authorised officers)—

(a)in paragraph (b) after the words “interior of” there shall be inserted the words “and, where he suspects that an offence under any provision of the Act is being, or has been, committed, to carry out a search of”;

(b)in paragraph (g) after the word “examine” there shall be inserted the words “, to demand the age of such a person who is apparently under the age of 18”;

(c)after paragraph (g) there shall be added the following paragraph—

(h)to demand and take the name and address of any person who is fishing or whom he suspects to be about to fish or to have fished within the preceding half hour and to demand the age of such a person who is apparently under the age of 18..

(3) In subsection (3) of that section, after the word “address” (where it occurs for the first time) there shall be inserted the words “to the satisfaction of the authorised officer”.

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