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Salmon Act 1986

1986 CHAPTER 62

An Act to make fresh provision for the administration of salmon fisheries in Scotland; to provide as to the licensing and regulation of salmon dealing in Scotland and in England and Wales; to provide for, and as respects, certain offences in the law of Scotland and in the law of England and Wales in connection with salmon; to amend the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975, section 5 of the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966 and section 9 of the Diseases of Fish Act 1983; to provide for the review of salmon fishing by means of nets; and for connected purposes.

[7th November 1986]

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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C1Act: transfer of functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 2, Sch. 1

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I1Act apart from s. 21 in force at 07.01.1987 see s. 43; Act wholly in force 01.01.1993 by S.I. 1992/1973.

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F13 Regulations.S

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F310 Application of regulations and annual close time orders to the River TweedE+W+S

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F310A Regulations to assist conservation of salmonS

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F312 Sole proprietor in a salmon fishery district.S

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F315 Financial powers and duties of district salmon fishery boards.S

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Application to the EskE+W+S

F319 Application of Part I to the River Esk.E+W+S

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Part IIE+W+S Other Provisions Applying to Scotland

F320 Additional powers in respect of licensing and regulation of salmon dealing.S

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F321 Permitted methods of fishing for salmon.E+S

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F322 Offence of possessing salmon which have been illegally taken, killed or landed.E+W+S

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F324 Unauthorised introduction of salmon or salmon eggs into certain waters.S

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F327 Exemption from certain offences in respect of certain acts.S

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F328 Exemption from certain offences in respect of acts done for scientific etc. purposes.S

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F329 Application of sections 24 and 25 to River Esk and River Tweed.E+W+S

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F330 Prosecution of offences under the Act of 1868.E+W+S

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Part IIIE+W+S Provisions Applying to England and Wales

31 Dealer licensing in England and Wales.E+W

(1)The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument make provision for the purpose of prohibiting persons, in such cases as may be specified in the order, from—

(a)dealing in salmon otherwise than under and in accordance with a license issued in pursuance of the order by such person as may be so specified; or

(b)buying salmon from a person who is not licensed to deal in salmon.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) above, an order under this section may—

(a)prescribe the manner and form of an application for a licence to deal in salmon and the sum, or maximum sum, to be paid on the making of such an application;

(b)specify the circumstances in which such an application is to be granted or refused and the conditions that may be incorporated in such a licence;

(c)authorise the amendment, revocation or suspension of such a licence;

(d)create a criminal offences consisting in the contravention of, or failure to comply with, provisions made under this section;

(e)provide for matters to be determined for the purposes of any such provision by a person authorised by any such provision to issue a licence; and

(f)make provision, whether by applying provisions of the M1Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 or otherwise, for the purpose of facilitating the enforcement of any provision made under this section.

(3)An order under this section may—

(a)make different provision for different cases; and

(b)contain such incidental, supplemental and transitional provision as appears to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient.

(4)Except in the case of an order to which subsection (5) below applies, no order shall be made under this section unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(5)A statutory instrument containing an order under this section which relates exclusively to the sum, or maximum sum, to be paid on the making of an application for a licence to deal in salmon shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(6)In this section “deal”, in relation to salmon, includes selling any quantity of salmon, whether by way of business or otherwise, and acting on behalf of a buyer or seller of salmon.

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32 Handling salmon in suspicious circumstances.E+W+S

(1)Subject to subsections (3) and (4) below, a person shall be guilty of an offence if, at a time when he believes or it would be reasonable for him to suspect that a relevant offence has at any time been committed in relation to any salmon, he receives the salmon, or undertakes or assists in its retention, removal or disposal by or for the benefit of another person, or if he arranges to do so.

(2)For the purposes of this section an offence is a relevant offence in relation to a salmon if—

(a)it is committed by taking, killing or landing that salmon, either in England and Wales or in Scotland; or

(b)that salmon is taken, killed or landed, either in England and Wales or in Scotland, in the course of the commission of the offence.

(3)It shall be immaterial for the purposes of subsection (1) above that a person’s belief or the grounds for suspicion relate neither specifically to a particular offence that has been committed nor exclusively to a relevant offence or to relevant offences; but it shall be a defence in proceedings for an offence under this section to show that no relevant offence had in fact been committed in relation to the salmon in question.

(4)A person shall not be guilty of an offence under this section in respect of conduct which constitutes a relevant offence in relation to any salmon or in respect of anything done in good faith for purposes connected with the prevention or detection of crime or the investigation or treatment of disease.

(5)A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or to both;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to a fine or to both.

(6)The M2Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 shall have effect as if—

(a)in section 31(1)(b) and (c) (powers of search of water bailiffs), the references to a fish taken in contravention of that Act included references to a salmon in relation to which a relevant offence has been committed; and

(b)in sections 33(2) (warrants to enter suspected premises), 36(1) (water bailiffs to be constables for the purpose of enforcing Act) and 39(1) (border rivers) and in paragraph 39(1)(a) of Schedule 3 (prosecution by water authorities) and Part II of Schedule 4 (procedure on prosecutions), the references to that Act included references to this section.

(7)In this section “offence”, in relation to the taking, killing or landing of a salmon either in England and Wales or in Scotland, means an offence under the law applicable to the place where the salmon is taken, killed or landed.

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33 Placing and use of fixed engines.E+W+S

(1)For subsection (1) of section 6 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (under which it is an offence to place a fixed engine in any inland or tidal waters or to use an unauthorised fixed engine for specified purposes) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(1)Any person who places or uses an unauthorised fixed engine in any inland or tidal waters shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)In subsection (3) of the said section 6 (definition of unauthorised fixed engine), at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be inserted “; or

(c)a fixed engine the placing and use of which is authorised by byelaws made by a water authority under this Act or by byelaws made by a local fisheries committee by virtue of section 37(2) of the Salmon Act 1986.”

F4(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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34 Introduction of fish into fish farms without consent.E+W+S

In section 30 of the M3Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (prohibition of introduction of fish into inland waters without the consent of the water authority), at the end there shall be added the words “or the inland water is one which consists exclusively of, or of part of, a fish farm and which, if it discharges into another inland water, does so only through a conduit constructed or adapted for the purpose.

In this section “fish farm” has the same meaning as in the M4Diseases of Fish Act 1937.”.

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35 Removal of differential penalties under Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.E+W+S

(1)In the Table in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (mode of prosecution and punishment for offences), for the entries relating to sections 1 and 27 (being entries which make different provision according to whether the offender acted with another and do not provide for imprisonment on summary conviction) there shall be substituted the following entries, respectively—

Provision of Act creating the offenceDescription of offenceMode of prosecutionPunishment
(1)(2)(3)(4)
“Section 1...Fishing with certain instruments for salmon, trout or freshwater fish and possessing certain instruments for fishing for such fish.(a) Summarily ... ... ... ...Three months or the statutory maximum or both.
(b) On indictment ... ... ... ...Two years or a fine or both.
Section 27 ...Fishing for fish otherwise than under the authority of a licence and possessing an unlicensed instrument with intent to use it for fishing.(a) If the instrument in question, or each of the instruments in question, is a rod and line, summarily.Level 4 on the standard scale.
(b) In any other case—
(i) summarily ... ... ...three months or the statutory maximum or both;
(ii) on indictment ... ... ...two years or a fine or both.”.

(2)Subsection (1) above shall not affect any proceedings in respect of, or the punishment for, an offence committed before that subsection comes into force.

36 Servants and agents authorised by fishing licences.E+W+S

(1)For paragraph 9 of Schedule 2 to the M5Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (persons treated as servants and agents of licensee for the purpose of being entitled to use an instrument under the authority of the licence) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

9(1)A person who uses an instrument of any description for fishing in an area in relation to which an order under section 26 above limiting the number of licences for fishing with instruments of that description is in force shall not be treated for the purposes of section 25(3) above as the duly authorised servant or agent of any holder of a licence to use an instrument of that description unless, at the time that person uses the instrument—

(a)his name and address are entered on the licence in accordance with the following provisions of this Schedule; and

(b)he is not himself the holder of a licence to use an instrument of that description in that area; and

(c)he is accompanied by the licensee or has the consent of the water authority to his use of the instrument in the absence of the licensee.

(2)A person who uses an instrument of any description for fishing in an area in which no such order as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above is in force shall not be treated for the purposes of section 25(3) above as the duly authorised servant or agent of any holder of a licence to use an instrument of that description unless, at the time that person uses the instrument—

(a)his name and address are entered on the licence in accordance with the following provisions of this Schedule; or

(b)he is accompanied by the licensee; or

(c)he has the consent of the water authority to his use of the instrument otherwise than where there is compliance with paragraph (a) or (b) above.

(3)The consent of a water authority shall not be given under this paragraph except—

(a)in the case of a consent for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) (c) above, in relation to a period which appears to the water authority to be a period throughout which the licensee will be unable through illness or injury to accompany his servant or agent;

(b)in the case of a consent for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)(c) above, where the giving of the consent appears to the water authority to be required by the special circumstances of the case.

(2)Accordingly, in section 25(3) of that Act, for the words from “not exceeding” onwards there shall be substituted the words “subject to the provisions of paragraphs 9 to 13 of Schedule 2 to this Act”.

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37 Byelaws under Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966.E+W

(1)Subject to subsection (3) below, the power of a local fisheries committee to make byelaws under section 5 of the M6Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966 shall be exercisable for the purposes of protecting salmon and of preventing any interference with their migration and shall be so exercisable as if the references in that section to sea fish included references to salmon.

(2)Subject to subsection (3) below, the power of a local fisheries committee to make byelaws under the said section 5 shall also include power to make byelaws which for the purposes of section 6 of the M7Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 authorise the placing and use of fixed engines at such places in their sea fisheries district, at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed by the byelaws and impose requirements as to the construction, design, material and dimensions of such engines, including in the case of nets the size of mesh.

(3)A local fisheries committee shall not make byelaws for any purpose mentioned in subsection (1) or (2) above unless [F5the Environment Agency has] has consented to byelaws being made by the committee for that purpose.

(4)For the purposes of any byelaws made by virtue of this section the references to sea fish in sections 10(2)(c) and 12 of the said Act of 1966 (which include provision with respect to the seizure of, and searches for, sea fish taken in contravention of byelaws) shall be deemed to include references to salmon.

(5)In this section—

  • fixed engine” has the same meaning as in the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975; and

  • salmon” means fish of the salmon species and trout which migrate to and from the sea.

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F5Words in s. 37(3) substituted (1.4.1996) by virtue of 1995 c. 25, s. 105, Sch. 15 para. 24 (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117); S.I. 1996/186, art. 3

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38 Disclosure of information furnished under the Diseases of Fish Act 1983.E+W

In subsection (1) of section 9 of the M8Diseases of Fish Act 1983 (disclosure of information obtained in pursuance of section 7 of that Act), after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted the words or

(d)for the purpose of enabling a water authority to carry out any of their functions under the 1937 Act.

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Part IVE+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous

39 Review of certain salmon net fishing.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State shall, as soon as practicable after the end of the period of three years beginning with the passing of this Act, prepare a report which, in the context of the need to ensure—

(a)that sufficient salmon return to spawn in the rivers wholly or partly situated in the areas and districts specified in subsection (3) below; and

(b)that fishing for salmon by means of nets is properly managed in those areas and districts,

reviews the nature and extent of all such fishing in those areas and districts.

(2)A copy of the report prepared under subsection (1) above shall be laid before each House of Parliament.

(3)The areas and districts referred to in subsection (1) above are the areas of the Yorkshire and Northumbrian water authorities and the salmon fishery districts from the River Forth to the River Ugie, the River Tweed being deemed for the purposes of this section to be included in those areas and districts.

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40 Interpretation.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • annual close time order” has the meaning ascribed to it in section 6 (3) of this Act;

  • assessor” means the assessor or depute assessor for a valuation area appointed under section 116 of the M9Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973;

  • board” and “district salmon fishery board” mean—

    (a)

    the committee of an association of proprietors of salmon fisheries within the meaning of section 14 of this Act; or

    (b)

    a transitional district board within the meaning of section 14(8) of this Act;

  • coastal limits” means the limits of seacoast fixed for a district under section 6(3) of the M10Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1862;

  • designation order” has the meaning ascribed to it in section 1(2) of this Act;

  • district” and “salmon fishery district” mean an area described in section 1(1) of this Act or designated as such by a designation order;

  • enactment” includes any Act of Parliament, whether public, general, local or private, and any instrument made under any enactment;

  • fishery assessment” has the meaning ascribed to it in section 15(2) of this Act;

  • fishery” and “salmon fishery” means a salmon fishery in any river or estuary or in the sea;

  • inland waters” has the same meaning as in the Salmon and M11Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act 1951;

  • proprietor” means, subject to subsection (3) below, any person, partnership, company or corporation which is the proprietor of a salmon fishery or which receives or is entitled to receive the rents of such fishery on its own account or as trustee, guardian or factor for any person, company or corporation;

  • river” includes tributaries and any loch from or through which any river flows;

  • River Tweed” means “the River” as defined by the Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859, as amended by the byelaw made under section 4 of the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1863;

  • River Tweed Council” means the council constituted under section 6 of the M12Tweed Fisheries Act 1969;

  • salmon” means all migratory fish of the speciesSalmo salar andSalmo trutta and commonly known as salmon and sea trout respectively or any part of any such fish;

  • tenant netsman” means a person in possession of a right, under a lease or sub-lease, of fishing for salmon with nets; and

  • valuation roll” means a roll made up under section 1 of the M13Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975.

(2)In Part I of this Act, “the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Acts 1862 to 1868” means—

  • the M14Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1862;

  • the M15Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1864; and

  • the M16Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868.

(3)In this Act, “proprietor” includes not more than one person authorised by—

(a)in the case of a fishery in which more than one person has apro indiviso share, such persons; or

(b)in the case of a fishery in which the rights to that fishery are shared by more than one person in any other way, such persons,

but in neither case does it include, except by virtue of this subsection, a person whose right to that fishery is so shared.

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41 Amendments and repeals.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments there specified (being minor amendments or amendments consequential on the preceding provisions of this Act).

(2)Subject to subsections (3) and (4) below, the enactments mentioned in Schedule 5 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(3)The repeal specified in Schedule 5 to this Act relating to section 13 of the M17Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868 shall not extend to the River Tweed.

(4)Notwithstanding the repeal specified in Schedule 5 to this Act relating to the M18Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1863, the byelaw made under section 4 of that Act in respect of the limits of the River Tweed shall continue to have effect; and the repeal of that section shall not affect the legality of any mode of fishing for or taking salmon at any place.

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42 Crown application.S

(1)Part I of this Act shall apply to land an interest in which belongs to Her Majesty in right of the Crown and land an interest in which belongs to a government department or is held in trust for Her Majesty for the purposes of a government department, but otherwise this Act shall not bind the Crown.

(2)In this section, “land” includes salmon fisheries.

43 Citation, commencement and extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act, which may be cited as the Salmon Act 1986, shall, with the exception of the provision mentioned in subsection (2) below, come into force on the expiry of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(2)Section 21 of this Act shall come into force on such date as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint, and such an order may include such transitional or saving provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in connection with the provision brought into force by the order.

(3)The provisions of this Act modifying or repealing other enactments except section 38 have respectively the same extent as those other enactments.

(4)Subject to the application of section 39(1) of the M19Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (border rivers) in relation to section 32 of this Act and the enactments amended by sections 33 to 36 of this Act, sections 31 to 38 of this Act extend to England and Wales only.

(5)Except as this Act otherwise provides, Parts I and II and section 42 of this Act extend to Scotland only.

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P1S. 43(2) power fully exercised (17.8.1992): 1.1.1993 appointed for s. 21 by S.I. 1992/1973, art. 2.

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Sections 2, 6, 7, 8 and 10.

SCHEDULE 1S Provisions as Respects the Making of Designation Orders

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Sections 14, 16 and 18.

SCHEDULE 2S Election and Co-option of Members of District Salmon Fishery Boards

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Section 14(8).

SCHEDULE 3S Transitional District Boards

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Section 41.

SCHEDULE 4S Minor and Consequential Amendments

Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868 (c. 123.)S

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Diseases of Fish Act 1937 (c.33)S

6In subsection (3) of section 8 of the Diseases of Fish Act 1937 (penalties and legal proceedings) for the words after “be” there shall be substituted the words “ proceeded against and punished in Scotland ”.S

Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act 1951 (c. 26)S

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11In section 22 of that Act (provisions as to River Tweed), for the reference to the Board of Commissioners of the River Tweed there shall be substituted a reference to the council constituted under section 6 of the Tweed Fisheries Act 1969.S

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Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (c. 51)S

13In section 39 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (Border rivers and Solway Firth), after subsection (4) there shall be added the following subsection—S

“(5) Nothing in this section shall authorise a water authority to take legal proceedings in Scotland in respect of an offence against this Act.”.

14In section 43(3) of that Act (Scottish extent), for the words “and (4)” there shall be substituted the words “ (4) and (5) ”.S

Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1976 (c. 22)S

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Section 41.

SCHEDULE 5S Repeals

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1696 c. 35 (S.).Salmon Act 1696.The whole Act.
25 & 26 Vict. c. 97.Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1862.The whole Act.
26 & 27 Vict. c. 10.Salmon Acts Amendment Act 1863.The whole Act.
26 & 27 Vict. c. 50.Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1863.The whole Act.
27 & 28 Vict. c. 118.Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1864.The whole Act.
31 & 32 Vict. c. 123.Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868.The whole Act except sections 1, 11, 15, 18 to 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 to 36 and 41.
33 & 34 Vict. c. 33.Salmon Acts Amendment Act 1870.The whole Act.
45 & 46 Vict. c. 78.Fishery Board (Scotland) Act 1882.The whole Act.
14 & 15 Geo. 6. c. 26.Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act 1951.Section 14.
In section 19(2) the words “on indictment,”.

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