Restrictions on number of licencesN.I.
7. For section 14 of the 1952 Act (restriction on number of licences) there shall be substituted—
“14. Restrictions on number of licences
(1) The number of fishing licences which may be issued by the Commission in any year for fishing with fishing engines of any kind (other than rod and line) in—
(a)the tidal waters of the Foyle Area; or
(b)the tidal waters of Carlingford Area;
(c)any prescribed part of those waters,
shall not exceed such number as may be prescribed in relation to those waters or that part.
(2) If the number of applications duly made for fishing licences in any year exceeds the maximum number prescribed by virtue of this section, the fishing licences shall be allocated in such manner as may be prescribed.”.