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The Undersized Lobsters (Scotland) Order 2000

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Prescribed minimum size for sale etc of lobsters

4.—(1) For the purposes of section 1(2) of the Act (which prohibits the sale, exposure or offer for sale or possession for the purpose of sale in Scotland of any sea fish of any description, being a fish of a smaller size as may be prescribed in relation to sea fish of that description), there is hereby prescribed as the minimum size for lobster a size of 87 millimetres.

(2) The sale, exposure or offer for sale or possession for the purpose of sale of lobsters which are landed from foreign fishing boats is exempted from the prohibitions imposed by section 1(2) of the Act as read with paragraph (1).

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