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The Cod (Irish Sea) (Prohibition of Fishing) Order 1993

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2.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, fishing for cod (Gadhus morhua)—

(a)by any British fishing boat registered in the United Kingdom within any part of the sea area; or

(b)by any other British fishing boat within any part of the sea area which lies within British fishery limits,

is prohibited during the period beginning with the date of coming into force of this Order and ending immediately before 1st January 1994.

(2) The prohibition in paragraph (1) above shall not apply to any boat whose length exceeds 10 metres, except in the case of any boat used wholly for the purpose of conveying persons wishing to fish for pleasure.

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