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The Unlicensed Fishing for Crabs and Lobster Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966;

“crabs” means spider crabs of the species Maia squinado, velvet crabs of the species Necora puber, edible crabs of the species Cancer pagorus and green crabs of the species Cancinus maenas;

“day” means the 24 hour period commencing at midnight on one day and ending immediately before midnight on the next following day;

“licensed fishing vessel” means a fishing vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under section 4 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967(1) or under similar fisheries related provisions by another Member State or by the appropriate authorities in the Isle of Man or by another country;

“lobster” means lobster of the species Homarus gammarus;

“Northern Ireland inshore waters” has the same meaning as in the Fisheries (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2001(2);

“pots” means any pot, receptacle or container with one or more openings or entrances and which is capable of being left at sea to catch crabs or lobster;

“stock cage” means a containment device used to store live crabs or lobster at sea or in the waters of a port or harbour.

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1967 c.84; section 4 was amended by the Fishery Limits Act 1976

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