1Permitted fishing implements in several fisheries

In section 7 of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967 (c. 83) (protection of fisheries), in subsection (4)(a), after sub-paragraph (ii) there is inserted

(iii)in the case of several fishery, an implement of a type specified in the order and so used as not to disturb or injure in any manner shellfish of the description in question..

2Short title and commencement

This Act—

(a)may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Amendment (Scotland) Act 2000;

(b)comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which it receives Royal Assent.