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Salmon Act 1986

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6(1)The members of the committee shall be members of a district salmon fishery board if the committee consists of the following persons—

(a)an elected chairman ; and

(b)in addition to the chairman, not more than six elected representatives of qualified proprietors in the district and a person who is both an upper proprietor and a lower proprietor by virtue of section 11(5) of this Act may be elected in either capacity or in both capacities.

(2)As soon after the meeting of proprietors referred to in Part I above as is practicable, the chairman and the elected representatives of qualified proprietors shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Schedule co-opt representatives of salmon anglers and tenant nets-men in the district as required by section 16(2) of this Act.

(3)The members of a district salmon fishery board shall be—

(a)the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above ;

(b)not more than three co-opted representatives of salmon anglers in the district; and

(c)not more than three co-opted representatives of tenant netsmen in the district but a committee shall not fail to be a district salmon fishery board only by reason that no persons or not enough persons have been co-opted in accordance with this paragraph if—

(i)there has been insufficient time to co-opt such persons ; or

(ii)no persons or not enough persons are willing to be co-opted.

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