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Foyle Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1952

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61Apprehension of offenders.N.I.

(1)If, within the Foyle Area[F1 or the Carlingford Area], any person (in this section referred to as the offender) is found offending against the provisions of the Fisheries Acts or this Act or the corresponding law of the Republic of Ireland, the following provisions shall have effect:—

(a)an authorised person may require the offender to do either or both of the following things—

(i)desist from such offence;

(ii)give his name and address;

(b)if the offender, after being so required, wilfully continues such offence or fails or refuses to give his name and address [F2to the satisfaction of the authorised person], the authorised person and any persons acting under his directions may apprehend the offender;

(c)where the offender is apprehended under this section by an authorised person who is not a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, that person shall, subject to sub-section (2) of this section, forthwith deliver the offender into the custody of a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary to be dealt with according to law.

[F3(2)If any person fails to give his name and address to the satisfaction of an authorised person when required to do so in accordance with subsection (1)(b), he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.]

(3)F4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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