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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. Promotion and development of angling, etc.

    1. 3.Promotion of angling

    2. 4.Derelict waters

    3. 5.Issue of permits by Department

    4. 6.Fish culture licences

    5. 7.Department’s annual report

  5. Functions of the Board

    1. 8.Extension of functions under sections 25 and 26 of principal Act

    2. 9.Control of issue of fishing licences

  6. Protection of fisheries

    1. 10.Fishing at fish farms

    2. 11.Restocking of polluted waters

    3. 12.Protection of spawn or fry of salmon, trout and eels

    4. 13.Construction of fish passes

    5. 14.Use of fishing engines at dams

    6. 15.Mills, etc.

    7. 16.Gratings set in watercourses

    8. 17.Illegal use of certain devices

    9. 18.Fishing by cross lines

    10. 19.Use of nets across rivers

    11. 20.Restriction of right to use draft nets

  7. Registers

    1. 21.Keeping of dealer’s register

  8. Extension of Part VII of principal Act to other species of fish

    1. 22.Extension of Part VII of principal Act

  9. Marine Fish Culture

    1. 23.Marine fish fishery licences

  10. Enforcement of principal Act

    1. 24.Fishery Conservation Officers

    2. 25.Private water bailiffs

    3. 26.Powers of certain authorised persons

    4. 27.Warrants to enter certain premises

    5. 28.Detention of sea-fishing boats, etc. by officers of the Board

    6. 29.Amendment of enforcement powers

    7. 30.Production of licences and permits issued by Department

    8. 31.Jurisdiction of Water Appeals Commission for Northern Ireland

    9. 32.Time limit for certain summary offences

    10. 33.Applications for disposal of forfeitures

  11. Miscellaneous and supplemental

    1. 34.Application to Londonderry Area

    2. 35.Amendments and repeals

  12. Signature


    1. SCHEDULE 1


    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.In section 13 of the Foyle Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland)...

      2. 2.In section 41 of that Act (penalty for pollution)—

      3. 3.In section 74 of that Act (forfeiture of licences), in...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


      1. The Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 (c. 17)

        1. 1.In section 26(2) (restriction of the Board’s power to make...

        2. 2.In section 83(1) (offence of fishing in or near or...

        3. 3.In section 88(2) (persons excluded in relation to offence of...

        4. 4.In section 112 (restriction on purchase of salmon, trout and...

        5. 5.In sections 114 and 115 (granting and renewal of licences),...

        6. 6.In section 132(2) (procedure relating to applications for shell-fish fishery...

        7. 7.In section 133 (form, conditions, duration and variation of shell-fish...

        8. 8.In section 166(1) (definitions for the purposes of Part IX)—...

        9. 9.In section 168 (restriction on powers of officers of the...

        10. 10.In section 200 (forfeiture of licences), in subsection (5) omit...

        11. 11.In section 206 (general interpretation)— (a) in subsection (1)—

        12. 12.In Schedule 5 at the end add the words “This...

      2. The Diseases of Fish Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 7)

        1. 13.In section 3(1)(a) omit the words “frozen or”.

    4. SCHEDULE 4


  14. Explanatory Note

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