Part 8Enforcement

Chapter 4Fisheries enforcement powers


276Forfeiture etc of fish failing to meet size requirements

(1)Any fish to which this section applies are liable to forfeiture under this section if, by virtue of the fish failing to meet requirements as to size, an offence under the law of England and Wales has been committed in respect of the fish.

(2)This section applies to fish seized by an enforcement officer in the exercise of any power conferred by this Act.

(3)Any fish forfeited under this section are to be forfeited to the relevant authority and may be disposed of by that authority in any manner it thinks fit.