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Sea Fisheries Act 1968

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38(1)Section 15 (powers of British sea-fishery officers) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this paragraph.

(2)In subsection (1) the words from the beginning to " 1962" shall cease to have effect.

(3)For subsections (3) to (7) there shall be substituted the following subsections:—

(3)Any such officer may exercise in relation to any fishing boat in any waters adjacent to the United Kingdom and within the fishery limits of the British Islands, and in relation to any British fishing boat registered in the United Kingdom and any British owned fishing boat (not so registered) anywhere outside those limits, such of the powers of a British sea-fishery officer under section 8(2) to (4) of the Sea Fisheries Act 1968 as may be conferred on him by order of the Ministers, being powers which the Ministers consider necessary for the enforcement of any of the provisions of sections 1 to 7 of this Act or any order made under any of those sections.

(4)An order under this section may make different provision for different cases.

(5)Section 10 of the Sea Fisheries Act 1968 shall apply in relation to the provisions of an order under this section and the powers thereby conferred as they apply in relation to section 8 of that Act and the powers thereby conferred ; and, in relation to an offence under the said section 10 as it applies by virtue of this subsection, sections 12 to 14 of that Act shall apply accordingly.

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