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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Extension of functions under sections 25 and 26 of principal Act

8.—(1) In section 25(2) of the principal Act (Board to be subject to direction by Head of the Department), after the word “Department,” there shall be inserted the words “exercise, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the direction, any function conferred on the Department by this Act and”.

(2) In section 25(3) of the principal Act (specific powers of the Board), after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(cc)enter into an agreement to enforce the fishing rights of any owner or occupier of land or waters in accordance with such terms and conditions as may be specified in the agreement and on payment of such sums as may be so specified;.

(3) In section 26(1) of the principal Act (power of the Board to make byelaws)—

(a)for the words “conservation or protection of” there shall be substituted the words “purposes of the Board’s functions in relation to”; and

(b)after paragraph (k) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(kk)the attachment of such identification marks as may be specified in the byelaws to any salmon captured;.

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