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The Fisheries (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Fisheries (Amendment)...

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Promotion and development of angling, etc. Promotion of angling Immediately before section 2 of the principal Act (acquisition and...

    1. Promotion and development of angling, etc.

      1. 3.Promotion of angling

      2. 4.Derelict waters

      3. 5.Issue of permits by Department

      4. 6.Fish culture licences

      5. 7.Department's annual report

    2. Functions of the Board

      1. 8.Extension of functions under sections 25 and 26 of principal Act

      2. 9.Control of issue of fishing licences

    3. Protection of fisheries

      1. 10.Fishing at fish farms

      2. 11.Restocking of polluted waters

      3. 12.Protection of spawn or fry of salmon, trout and eels

      4. 13.Construction of fish passes

      5. 14.Use of fishing engines at dams

      6. 15.Mills, etc.

      7. 16.Gratings set in watercourses

      8. 17.Illegal use of certain devices

      9. 18.Fishing by cross lines

      10. 19.Use of nets across rivers

      11. 20.Restriction of right to use draft nets

    4. Registers

      1. 21.Keeping of dealer's register

    5. Extension of Part VII of principal Act to other species of fish

      1. 22.Extension of Part VII of principal Act

    6. Marine Fish Culture

      1. 23.Marine fish fishery licences

    7. Enforcement of principal Act

      1. 24.Fishery Conservation Officers

      2. 25.Private water bailiffs

      3. 26.Powers of certain authorised persons

      4. 27.Warrants to enter certain premises

      5. 28.Detention of sea-fishing boats, etc. by officers of the Board

      6. 29.Amendment of enforcement powers

      7. 30.Production of licences and permits issued by Department

      8. 31.Jurisdiction of Water Appeals Commission for Northern Ireland

      9. 32.Time limit for certain summary offences

      10. 33.Applications for disposal of forfeitures

    8. Miscellaneous and supplemental

      1. 34.Application to Londonderry Area

      2. Article 35—Amendments and repeals


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. Schedules 2 and 3 — Amendments

      1. Schedule 4 — Repeals

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