Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

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17(1)Schedule 4 (offences) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In the table in paragraph 1(2), the entries relating to section 19(2), section 19(4), section 19(6), section 19(7) and section 21 are omitted.

(3)In that table, in the entry relating to section 27—

(a)in the second column—

(i)after “fishing for fish” insert “ by licensable means of fishing ”;

(ii)after “unlicensed” insert “ licensable ”;

(b)in the third column, in paragraph (a), for the words from “instrument” to “rod and line” substitute “ offence is one alleged to be committed by use or possession of rod and line (only) ”.

(4)In paragraph 1(3), for the words from “both” to the end substitute—

(a)both are engaged in committing—

(i)an offence under section 1 above, other than one committed without any instrument, or

(ii)an offence under section 27 above, other than one committed by means of a rod and line (only), or

(b)one is aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of such an offence by the other.

(5)In paragraph 7, for “salmon, trout or freshwater fish” substitute “ fish ”.

(6)In paragraph 9—

(a)after “any fishing or general licence” insert “ or authorisation under section 27A above ”;

(b)after “a fishing or general licence” (in both places) insert “ or authorisation under section 27A above ”.

(7)In paragraph 10—

(a)after “a fishing or general licence” insert “ or authorisation under section 27A above ”;

(b)after “the licence” (in every place) insert “ or authorisation under section 27A above ”.

(8)In paragraph 11—

(a)after “a fishing or general licence” insert “ or authorisation under section 27A above ”;

(b)after “a licence” insert “ or authorisation ”;

(c)after “the licence” insert “ or authorisation ”.