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Deregulation Act 2015

Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992

950.Section 10 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992 required the Minister to report to Parliament with a review of the Act. The duty was to report within six months of 1st January 1997 after consulting those representing the interests of the fishing industry. On 20th March 1997, Lord Lucas answered a parliamentary question to explain that there was nothing of substance to report. He explained that the principal purpose of the Act had been to make provision for the introduction of restrictions on time spent at sea but the policy was suspended because of a legal challenge and a decision was subsequently made not to pursue it.

951.Paragraph 29 repeals section 10 as the period within which the duty to report was to be discharged expired several years ago.

952.The repeal of section 10 forms part of the law of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which the Act is passed.

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