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Salmon Act 1986

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3(1)The meeting shall elect from amongst the qualified proprietors present a person to be chairman of the committee.

(2)In accordance with the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule, representatives of qualified proprietors shall then be elected by—

(a)the upper proprietors from amongst themselves; and

(b)the lower proprietors from amongst themselves but an election under this sub-paragraph shall not be held invalid for the sole reason that there was only one upper or, as the case may be, lower proprietor present.

(3)A qualified proprietor shall have, in respect of each fishery he owns within the district, one vote in an election under this paragraph and shall have one additional vote for each £5,000 or part thereof by which the value of that fishery as entered in die valuation roll exceeds £5,000 but, subject to sub-paragraph (5) below, no proprietor shall have more than four votes in total as respects each fishery.

(4)A proprietor of a salmon fishery in the district which has been neither entered nor entered separately in the valuation roll shall, notwithstanding anything to the contrary, have one vote at the meeting and shall be eligible for election.

(5)A person who is both an upper and a lower proprietor by virtue of section 11(5) of this Act shall count as both an upper and as a lower proprietor for the purposes of this paragraph and he may both vote and be elected in each capacity.

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