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Trout (Scotland) Act 1933

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Trout (Scotland) Act 1933

1933 CHAPTER 35

An Act to provide for the better protection of trout in Scotland, and for other purposes relating thereto.

[28th July 1933.]

Be it enactedby the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Annual close time for trout

Section one of the Freshwater Fish (Scotland) Act, 1902, shall be amended by the substitution of the seventh day of October and the fourteenth day of March for the fifteenth day of October and the twenty-eighth day of February respectively.

2Size limit for selling trout

(1)It shall not be lawful to purchase, sell, expose or consign for sale, or export or consign for exportation—

(a)trout under eight inches in length; or

(b)any trout at any time between the first day of September and the thirty-first day of March, both inclusive.

(2)Any person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding five pounds,

3Interpretation

In this Act " trout" shall mean all trout other than rainbow trout or migratory trout known as sea-trout, salmon-trout, and bull trout, or by other local name.

4Saving

Nothing in this Act shall apply to live trout sold or disposed of for the purpose of stocking any river, loch, or water whatsoever, or of artificial propagation.

5Repeal in part of s. 1 of 2 Edw. 7. c. 29

Section one of the Freshwater Fish (Scotland) Act, 1902, shall be repealed to the following extent, that is to say : the words " or (c) expose common trout for sale;" the words " or expose for sale;" and from the words " (b) sell or expose " to the words " purposes of food."

6Saving Salmon Fisheries Act

Nothing herein contained shall affect any Act of Parliament, general or local, passed for the preservation of the salmon fisheries in Scotland, or in relation to the fishing of salmon or fish of the salmon kind in Scotland.

7Short title, construction and extent

(1)This Act may be cited for all purposes as the Trout (Scotland) Act, 1933, and the Trout (Scotland) Acts, 1845 to 1902, and this Act may be cited together as the Trout (Scotland) Acts, 1845 to 1933.

(2)This Act shall extend only to Scotland.

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