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Sea Fisheries Act 1883

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4Punishment for violation of Articles 13 to 22 of Convention, and for other offences

If within the exclusive fishery limits of the British Islands any person, or if outside those limits any person belonging to a British, sea fishing boat,

(a)acts in contravention of Articles thirteen to twenty-two (both inclusive) of the first schedule to this Act, or any of them; or,

(b)causes injury to any person in any one or more of the following ways, namely, by assaulting any one belonging to another sea-fishing boat, or by causing damage to another sea-fishing boat, or to any property on board thereof, or belonging thereto; or,

(c)fishes for oysters or has on board his boat any oyster dredge within any seas and during any time within and during which, oyster fishing is prohibited by law, or by any convention, treaty, or arrangement to which this Act may be hereafter applied;

such person 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.

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