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Tweed Fisheries Act 1969

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(1)In this Act, unless the subject or context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:—

  • the Act of 1857” means the M1Tweed Fisheries Act 1857;

  • the Act of 1859” means the M2Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859;

  • the Act of 1951” means the M3Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act 1951;

  • annual value” means the yearly value ascertained and fixed in accordance with the provisions of section LXXIX (Rates to be levied) of the Act of 1857;

  • the appointed day” means 1st February 1970;

  • the Commissioners” means the commissioners appointed by this Act;

  • the Commissioners of 1857” means the commissioners appointed by the Act of 1857;

  • the council” means the council constituted pursuant to section 6 (Council) of this Act;

  • freshwater fish” has the same meaning as in the Act of 1951;

  • proprietary commissioner” means a person who is pursuant to section 4 (Commissioners appointed) of this Act a commissioner by virtue of being a proprietor of a specified salmon fishing;

  • representative commissioner” means a commissioner appointed as a representative of a local authority pursuant to section 5 (Representative commissioners) of this Act;

  • the river” means “the River” as defined by the Act of 1859 and any byelaw amending that definition;

  • salmon” has the same meaning as in the Act of 1857 as amended by this Act;

  • specified salmon fishing” means a salmon fishing in the river to the annual value of not less than thirty pounds or which extends half a mile in length where such fishing is on one side only of the river or a quarter of a mile in length where such fishing comprehends both sides of the river.

(2)Except where the context otherwise requires any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as applied, extended, amended or varied by, or by virtue of, any subsequent enactment, including this Act.

(3)On and after the appointed day references in the Act of 1857 and in the Act of 1859 to the commissioners shall be construed as references to the Commissioners appointed by this Act.

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