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Salmon Act 1986

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Administration of Salmon Fisheries in Scotland

    1. Salmon fishery districts

      1. 1.Salmon fishery districts

      2. 2.Designation orders

    2. General regulation of salmon fisheries

      1. 3.Regulations

      2. 4.Private generating stations

      3. 5.Enforcement of regulations

      4. 6.Annual close time

      5. 7.Estuary limits

      6. 8.Use of baits and lures

      7. 9.Limits of the Solway Firth

      8. 10.Application of regulations and annual close time orders to the River Tweed

    3. Proprietors

      1. 11.Qualified proprietors and upper and lower proprietors

      2. 12.Sole proprietor in a salmon fishery district

      3. 13.Mandatories

    4. District salmon fishery boards

      1. 14.District salmon fishery boards

      2. 15.Financial powers and duties of district salmon fishery boards

      3. 16.General powers and duties of district salmon fishery boards

      4. 17.Proceedings of district salmon fishery boards

      5. 18.Tenure of office

    5. Application to the Esk

      1. 19.Application of Part I to the River Esk

  3. Part II Other Provisions Applying to Scotland

    1. 20.Additional powers in respect of licensing and regulation of salmon dealing

    2. 21.Permitted methods of fishing for salmon

    3. 22.Offence of possessing salmon which have been illegally taken, killed or landed

    4. 23.Power of court in trial of one offence to convict of another

    5. 24.Unauthorised introduction of salmon or salmon eggs into certain waters

    6. 25.Fixed engines in the Solway

    7. 26.Poaching in the Esk

    8. 27.Exemption from certain offences in respect of certain acts

    9. 28.Exemption from certain offences in respect of acts done for scientific etc. purposes

    10. 29.Application of sections 27 and 28 to River Esk and River Tweed

    11. 30.Prosecution of offences under the Act of 1868

  4. Part III Provisions Applying to England and Wales

    1. 31.Dealer licensing in England and Wales

    2. 32.Handling salmon in suspicious circumstances

    3. 33.Placing and use of fixed engines

    4. 34.Introduction of fish into fish farms without consent

    5. 35.Removal of differential penalties under Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975

    6. 36.Servants and agents authorised by fishing licences

    7. 37.Byelaws under Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966

    8. 38.Disclosure of information furnished under the Diseases of Fish Act 1983

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous

    1. 39.Review of certain salmon net fishing

    2. 40.Interpretation

    3. 41.Amendments and repeals

    4. 42.Crown application

    5. 43.Citation, commencement and extent

  6. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Provisions as Respects the Making of Designation Orders

      1. Proposals for a designation order

        1. 1.The Secretary of State may make a designation order only...

        2. 2.An application under paragraph 1 above shall be accompanied by...

      2. Consultation and publication

        1. 3.On receiving an application under paragraph 1 above, the Secretary...

        2. 4.(1) Before making a designation order, the Secretary of State...

        3. 5.At any time, the Secretary of State may alter the...

      3. Making of order

        1. 6.If no representations or objections are duly made, or if...

        2. 7.(1) If any representation or objection duly made is not...

        3. 8.After considering the report of the person appointed to hold...

        4. 9.The power to make a designation order shall be exercisable...

    2. Schedule 2

      Election and Co-option of Members of District Salmon Fishery Boards

      1. Part I Meeting of Qualified Proprietors

        1. Calling of meeting

          1. 1.(1) Where there is no district salmon fishery board or...

          2. 2.(1) At a meeting of proprietors called—

        2. Election of members

          1. 3.(1) The meeting shall elect from amongst the qualified proprietors...

        3. Balance between upper and lower proprietors

          1. 4.(1) In the election of representatives of qualified proprietors, not...

        4. Co-optees

          1. 5.(1) In the co-opting of representatives of salmon anglers and...

      2. Part II Membership

        1. 6.(1) The members of the committee shall be members of...

    3. Schedule 3

      Transitional District Boards

      1. 1.Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, a transitional district...

      2. 2.(1) Sections 16(2) and 18 of this Act shall not...

      3. 3.The chairman of a transitional district board shall be the...

      4. 4.The clerk to a transitional district board shall prepare a...

      5. 5.(1) A transitional district board may continue to collect the...

      6. 6.A transitional district board shall cease to be deemed a...

      7. 7.At any time within the periods specified in paragraph 6...

      8. 8.Notwithstanding paragraph 6 above, a transitional district board shall cease...

      9. 9.The assets and liabilities of a district board within the...

    4. Schedule 4

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

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

        1. 1.After section 1 of the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868...

        2. 2.In section 11 of that Act (application to streams not...

        3. 3.(1) In section 18 of that Act (offence of buying,...

        4. 4.In the said section 19, for the word " wilfully...

        5. 5.In section 41 of that Act (extent), the words from...

      2. Diseases of Fish Act 1937 (c.33)

        1. 6.In subsection (3) of section 8 of the Diseases of...

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

        1. 7.In section 1 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection)...

        2. 8.Section 9 of that Act (saving for acts done for...

        3. 9.In section 15(l)(c) of that Act (power of Secretary of...

        4. 10.In section 19(2) of that Act (forfeitures) the words "...

        5. 11.In section 22 of that Act (provisions as to River...

        6. 12.In section 24 of that Act (interpretation), for the entries...

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

        1. 13.In section 39 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act...

        2. 14.In section 43(3) of that Act (Scottish extent), for the...

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

        1. 15.(1) In section 7(5) of the Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries...

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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