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The Sea Fish (Specified Sea Areas) (Regulation of Nets and Other Fishing Gear) (Scotland) Order 2000

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3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), articles 4 and 5 apply to any net carried in or used by–

(a)any Scottish fishing boat in ICES IIa south of 64° north latitude and east of 4° west longitude (Norwegian Sea), ICES IV (North Sea) or ICES VI (West of Scotland); or

(b)any relevant British fishing boat in that part of ICES IIa south of 64° north latitude and east of 4° west longitude (Norwegian Sea), of ICES VI (West of Scotland) or of ICES IV (North Sea) within the Scottish zone.

(2) Articles 4 and 5 do not apply to any net that is–

(a)carried in, or used by, a beam trawler; or

(b)properly lashed and stowed in such a way that it may not be readily used.

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