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Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997

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1.  These Byelaws may be cited as the Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1998.


2.  There shall be substituted for Schedule 1 to the Fisheries Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997(1) the following Schedule:

Byelaws 4, 5 and 7

SCHEDULE 1Fishing Engines and Licence Duties

Part ILicences to fish with rod and line and hand line

Fishing LicenceDuty
Season game fishing rod licence19·35
Eight day game fishing rod licence9·60
One day game fishing rod licence3·45
Additional amount payable by the holder of a Foyle Fisheries Commission season game fishing rod licence to use a single game rod15·40
Season coarse fishing rod licence7·40
Eight day coarse fishing rod licence3·70
Three day coarse fishing rod licence for use only by the holder of a three day coarse fishing permit issued by the Department of Agriculture to fish in waters in which that Department has the fishing rights1·60

Part IILicences for fishing engines other than rod and line or hand line

Fishing LicenceDuty
Draft net for the capture of salmon and freshwater fish on Lough Neagh91·40
Draft net for the capture of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout on Lough Erne59·50
Draft net for use in freshwater other than Lough Neagh or Lough Erne231·60
Single wall set net or trammel net for the capture of trout in Lough Neagh per 91 metres (100 yards)12·60
Single wall set net or trammel net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout, per 91 metres (100 yards)12·60
Bait net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout for use as bait — per net4·05
Fixed tidal draft net306·30
Fixed tidal draft net which operates in the estuary of a river upstream of the defined mouth1,388·60
Tidal draft net254·40
Drift net for the taking of salmon in the sea254·40
Bag net used in tidal waters574·70
Salmon box or crib691·20

Part III

Dealer’s Licence£38 ·20


3.  The Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1996(2) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Common Seal of the Fisheries Conservancy Board for Northern Ireland on


Dr. J. Parsons



W. F. Smith


17th November 1997.

The Department of Agriculture hereby approves the foregoing Byelaws.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture on


G. Lavery

Assistant Secretary

21st November 1997.

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