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Fisheries Act 1981

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46Short title, repeals, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Fisheries Act 1981,

(2)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 5 to this Act (which include spent or unnecessary provisions) are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(3)Subject to subsection (4) below, this Act shall come into force at the expiration of the period of one month beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(4)The provisions mentioned in subsection (5) below shall come into force on such day as may be specified by an order of the Ministers (as defined in Part I of this Act) and different days may be specified for different provisions.

(5)The provisions referred to in subsection (4) above are Part I, section 31, Schedules 1, 2 and 3 and Part I of Schedule 5.

(6)The following provisions of this Act do not extend to Northern Ireland, that is to say, section 19(2)(a) and (b), section 25(3), (4) and (5), Part IV, sections 36 to 39 and Schedule 4.

(7)The provisions capable of being extended to the Isle of Man and Channel Islands under section 24 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967 or section 21 of the Sea Fisheries Act 1968 shall include the provisions relating to those Acts in Part III of this Act; and the provisions capable of being extended under section 13 of the Whaling Industry (Regulation) Act 1934 to the territories there mentioned shall include the provisions of section 35 of this Act.

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