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  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.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      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

      9. 10A. Regulations to assist conservation of salmon

      10. 10B. Powers of enforcement, entry, search and arrest

      11. 10C. Offences, penalties, forfeiture etc.

      12. 10D. Regulations

      13. 10E. Application to River Esk

    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 24 and 25 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 MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 39. Review of certain salmon net fishing.Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 40. Interpretation.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 41. Amendments and repeals.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 42. Crown application.

    5. 43. Citation, commencement and extent.Previous MatchNext Match

  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) In accordance with the following provisions of this Part...

        3. Balance between upper and lower proprietors

          1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        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 4Previous MatchNext Match

      Minor and Consequential AmendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868 (c. 123.)Previous MatchNext Match

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

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

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

        4. 4.In the said section 19, for the word “wilfully” there...Previous MatchNext Match

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

      2. Diseases of Fish Act 1937 (c.33)Previous MatchNext Match

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

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

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

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

        3. 9.In section 15(1)(c) of that Act (power of Secretary of...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 10.In section 19(2) of that Act (forfeitures) the words “on...Previous MatchNext Match

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5. SCHEDULE 5Previous MatchNext Match

      RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

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