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Tweed Fisheries Act 1969

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5 Representative commissioners.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)On or before [F116th May 1975] each of the local authorities specified in column (1) of Schedule 1 to this Act shall appoint the respective number of representatives specified in column (2) of that schedule to act as commissioners for the purposes of this Act, and each such commissioner shall hold office from [F116th May 1975] until he shall die, resign, become disqualified or otherwise cease to be a commissioner.

(2)A representative appointed to act as a commissioner by a local authority need not be a member or officer of the local authority by whom he is appointed . . . F2

[F3(2A)The representatives appointed as commissioners by a local authority shall be persons appearing to the local authority to be persons sufficiently representing the interests of those respective parts of the area of that local authority as are specified in column 3 of Schedule 1 to this Act, and the number of persons appointed in respect of each part so specified shall be in accordance with the respective numbers specified in column 4 of the said Schedule 1.

(2B)Of the representatives appointed in respect of each specified part of the area of a local authority, the respective number specified in column 5 of the said Schedule 1 shall be persons appearing to the local authority to be persons sufficiently representing the interests of freshwater fishing associations or clubs within that part.]

(3)If any vacancy shall arise in the office of a representative commissioner, the authority in whom the appointment is vested shall with all convenient speed appoint another person as a representative.

(4)All appointments under this section shall be made in writing and may at any time be determined by the authority in whom the appointment is vested.

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