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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

    2. Schedule 2

      Election and co—option of members of district salmon fishery boards

      1. Part I Meeting of qualified proprietors—Part II—Membership

    3. Schedule 3

      Transitional district boards

    4. Schedule 4

      Minor and consequential amendments

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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