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The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Satellite Monitoring Measures) (Scotland) Order 2000

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6.—(1) A person guilty of an offence under article 5(1) in respect of a contravention of, or failure to comply with, article 3(3)(b) or (4) or article 4(3)(b) of this Order or Article 6.1 or 6.2 of Regulation 1489/97 is liable–

(a)on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, and

(b)on conviction on indictment to a fine.

(2) A person guilty of any other offence under article 5 of this Order is liable–

(a)on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £50,000, and

(b)on conviction on indictment to a fine.

(3) A person guilty of an offence analogous to an offence referred to in article 5 above contained in an Order made under section 30(2) of the Fisheries Act 1981 which implements Regulation 2847/93 or Regulation 1489/97 and which, by virtue of section 30(2A) of that Act(1) may be commenced in any place in the United Kingdom shall be liable to the same penalties as are set out in article 6(1) or (2) above.


1981 c. 29. Section 30(2A) was inserted by paragraph 68(5)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Scotland Act (Consequential Modifications) (No. 2) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1820).

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