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The Foyle Area (Landing Areas for Oysters) Regulations 2008

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2008 No. 299

Fisheries

The Foyle Area (Landing Areas for Oysters) Regulations 2008

Made

10th July 2008

Coming into operation

31st July 2008

The Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission, with the approval of the North/South Ministerial Council, makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 13(1) of the Foyle Fisheries Act 1952(1) and section 13(1) of the Foyle Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1952(2) and now vested in it(3).

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Foyle Area (Landing Areas for Oysters) Regulations 2008 and shall come into operation on 31st July 2008.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations—

“dredge” means a towed device used for the collection of molluscs from the seabed;

“oyster” means a bivalve mollusc of the species Ostrea Edulis.

Exception

3.  These Regulations do not apply to any person who is operating under the authority of, and in accordance with, an aquaculture licence granted under section 52A of the Foyle Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1952 or section 53A of the Foyle Fisheries Act 1952.

Landing areas

4.  Within the Foyle Area a person shall only make landings of oysters which have been collected by use of a dredge at a landing area specified in the Schedule.

Given under the Seal of the Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission on 10th July 2008.

Legal seal

R.J.D Anderson

Chief Executive of the

Loughs Agency

Approved by the North/South Ministerial Council on 10th July 2008.

T Hanney

Joint Secretary of the

North/South Ministerial Council

M Bunting

Joint Secretary of the

North/South Ministerial Council

Regulation 4

SCHEDULE Landing Areas

Landing Areas (Lough Foyle)
Greencastle (Upper and Lower Pier)
Lisahally
Moville (Upper and Lower Pier)
Quigleys Point
Redcastle

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations specify the places at which the landings of oysters (Ostrea Edulis) may be made within the Foyle Area.

(1)

Legislation of the Republic of Ireland

(3)

S.I. 1999/859 Article 21(1)

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