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The Shetland Islands Regulated Fishery (Scotland) Order 1999

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Power to create reserves

7.  The Organisation may from time to time designate and mark out as reserves such parts of the fishery as it thinks necessary for–

(a)experimental, management or scientific purposes, including the control of pests or diseases of any of the prescribed species;

(b)cleansing and subsequent restocking with any of the prescribed species and the protection of stock introduced;

(c)the collection of spat of any of the prescribed species;

(d)the deposit or re laying of any of the prescribed species for the purposes of cleansing before their removal from the fishery,

and may use such reserves for their designated purposes and prohibit their use for any other purpose connected with or ancillary to dredging, fishing for or taking any of the prescribed species.

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