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Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Increased availability of, and protection for, freshwater fishing.

  3. 2. Appointment of wardens to secure compliance with protection order.

  4. 3. Powers of entry and obstruction of wardens etc.

  5. 4. Legal status of right of freshwater fishing.

  6. 5. Exchequer contributions towards organisations developing freshwater fisheries.

  7. 6. Penalties for offences against fisheries enactments.

  8. 7. Fish farmers not to be guilty of contravention of certain enactments.

  9. 8. Application of Act to Crown.

  10. 9. Interpretation.

  11. 10. Short title and extent.

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions as to Making, Variation and Revocation of Protection Orders

      1. Making of protection order

        1. 1.Before the Secretary of State makes a protection order he...

        2. 2.The notice to be given under paragraph 1 above shall...

        3. 3.The Secretary of State may direct that, in addition to...

        4. 4.If no representations or objections are duly made, or if...

        5. 5.(1) If any representation or objection duly made is not...

        6. 6.After considering the report of the person appointed to hold...

        7. 7.As soon as may be after a protection order has...

      2. Variation of protection order

        1. 8.Paragraph 7 above shall apply to an order varying a...

      3. Revocation of protection order

        1. 9.(1) Before the Secretary of State makes an order revoking...

      4. Publication of Orders

        1. 10.The Secretary of State shall cause to be published each...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Penalties for Offences against Enactments relating to Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enactments to Which Section 7 Applies

      1. Part I

        1. Enactments to which subsection (1) applies

          1. 1.In the Solway Act 1804 (a) section I (imposition of...

          2. 2.In the Tweed Fisheries Act 1857— (a) section XLV (prohibition...

          3. 3.In the Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859—

          4. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 5.In the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868—

          6. 6.In the Freshwater Fish (Scotland) Act 1902, section 1 (fishing...

          7. 7.In the Trout (Scotland) Act 1933, section 2 (purchase or...

          8. 8.In the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act 1951—...

          9. 8A.In the Salmon Act 1986, regulations made under section 3(2)(...

      2. Part II

        1. Enactments to which subsection (4) applies

          1. 9.In the Solway Act 1804, section II (requirement to remove...

          2. 10.In the Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859, section XI (boats,...

          3. 11.In the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868, section 23 (boats,...

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