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1After section 1 of the Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1868 there shall be inserted the following section—E+W+S+N.I.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires the expressions “board” or “district salmon fishery board”, “district” or “salmon fishery district”, “fishery”, “proprietor”, “salmon” and “river” shall have the meanings ascribed to them in section 40(1) of the Salmon Act 1986 (interpretation).”.
2In section 11 of that Act (application to streams not frequented by salmon), for the words “mill dams” there shall be substituted the words “ dams, including mill dams ”.E+W+S+N.I.
3(1)In section 18 of that Act (offence of buying, selling, possessing etc. of salmon roe), the words from “uses” to “purposes, or” shall be omitted.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In section 19 (offences in relation to young salmon, salmon spawn, spawning beds etc.), the words from “for the purpose” in the second place where they occur to “purpose, or” shall be omitted.
(3)In section 20 (offences in relation to unclean or unseasonable salmon), the words from “or to any person” onwards shall be omitted.
4In the said section 19, for the word “wilfully” there shall be substituted the word “ knowingly ”.E+W+S+N.I.
5In section 41 of that Act (extent), the words from “and Schedule G” to “Schedule” shall be omitted.E+W+S+N.I.
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