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Tweed Fisheries Act 1969

1969 CHAPTER xxiv

An Act to amend the Tweed Fisheries Act 1857 and the Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859; to apply certain provisions of those Acts to freshwater fish; and for other purposes.

[25th June 1969]


(1) By theM1 Tweed Fisheries Act 1857 (in this Act referred to as “the Act of 1857”) the former Acts for the more effectual preservation and increase of salmon and the regulation of the fisheries in the river Tweed were consolidated and amended and commissioners were appointed for the execution of the said Act:

(2) By theM2 Tweed Fisheries Amendment Act 1859 (in this Act referred to as “the Act of 1859”) the annual close times defined by the Act of 1857 were altered, the limits of the mouth or entrance of the said river were extended and further provision for the regulation of the fisheries in the said river was made:

(3) It is expedient that further provision should be made for the effectual preservation and increase of trout and other freshwater fish and the regulation of trout and freshwater fishing in the said river and that the provisions of the Act of 1857 and of the Act of 1859 and the jurisdiction of the said commissioners should be extended as in this Act provided:

(4) It is expedient that the said commissioners should include persons representing the interests of freshwater fishing associations and clubs and of other persons concerned with the use of the waters of the river Tweed and that provision should be made for the appointment of additional commissioners as in this Act provided:

(5) It is expedient that the other provisions of this Act be enacted:

(6)The objects of this Act cannot be attained without the authority of Parliament: May it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted, by the Qeen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in the present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

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M11857 c. cxlviii.

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