Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Prohibition of Keeping or Release of Live Fish (Specified Species) (Scotland) Order 2003.

(2) Articles 1, 2 and 4 of this Order shall come into force on 10th December 2003.

(3) Article 3 of this Order shall come into force–

(a)in relation to fish specified in Schedule 1 first kept before 10th December 2003 on 10th June 2004;

(b)in relation to fish specified in Schedule 2 first kept before 10th December 2003, on that date; and

(c)in relation to fish specified in Schedules 1 and 2 first kept or released on or after 10th December 2003, on that date.