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Sea Fisheries Act 1883

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9Prohibition of manufacture and sale of instruments for destroying fishing implements

(1) There shall not be manufactured or sold or exposed for sale at any place within the British Islands, any instrument serving only or intended to damage or destroy fishing implements, by cutting or otherwise.

(2)In the event of any contravention of this section a person guilty thereof shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, or, in the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, with or without hard labour, and the instrument shall be liable to be forfeited.

10Provision as to wreck (Article 25 of Convention)

The boats and things specified in Article twenty-five of the first schedule to this Act shall be deemed to be " wreck " within the meaning of any Acts relating to merchant shipping, so however that the provisions of the said Article shall be duly observed.

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