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When an Order in Council has been made for applying this Act, then, so long as such order remains in force, the master or person in charge of or any person belonging to any British ship, or any British subject, shall not kill or capture or attempt to kill or capture any seal within the area mentioned in the schedule to this Act, or the part of the area specified in the order, before such day in any year as may be fixed by the order, and the master or person in charge of a British ship shall not permit such ship to be employed in such killing or capturing, or permit any person belonging to such ship to act in breach of this section.
Any person who is guilty of any breach (by any act or default) of this section shall be liable [F1on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale].
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