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Fisheries (Statute Law Revision) Act, 1956

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Number 28 of 1956.


FISHERIES (STATUTE LAW REVISION) ACT, 1956.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation of this Act.

2.

Definition of certain expressions in the Acts and this Act.

3.

Fishery districts and electoral divisions.

4.

Creation of new fishery districts and electoral divisions.

5.

Number of conservators for electoral divisions.

6.

Amendment of section 13 of the Act of 1925.

7.

Valuations by reference to which fishery rates are to be struck, and provisions in relation to appeals against valuations of fisheries.

8.

Amendment of fishery rates.

9.

Amendment of section 95 of the Act of 1939.

10.

Amendment of section 24 of the Act of 1935.

11.

Restrictions on issue of drift net and draft net licences in tidal portions of rivers in which the Electricity Supply Board has a fishery or fishing rights.

12.

Restriction on possession of nets, etc.

13.

Revocation of exemption under section 4 of the Salmon Fishery (Ireland) Act, 1869.

14.

Weekly close time in rivers in which the Electricity Supply Board owns a fishery or a fishing right.

15.

Penalties for taking, etc., unseasonable salmon or trout.

16.

Penalties for purchasing, selling, etc., or having in possession salmon or trout which are unseasonable or unlawfully captured.

17.

Amendment of section 12 of the Act of 1933 and, consequentially, of section 8 of the Act of 1937.

18.

Recovery of possession of articles forfeited under the Act of 1933 or the Act of 1937.

19.

Extension of sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Mussels, Periwinkles and Cockles (Ireland) Act, 1898, to all molluscs (except oysters).

20.

Amendment of section 24 of the Act of 1925.

21.

Trial of offences.

22.

Disposal of proceeds of sale of fish in pursuance of a direction under section 24 (3) of the Act of 1925.

23.

Exclusion of certain fisheries in Moville Area from State Property Act, 1954.

24.

Continuance of order under section 19 of the Act of 1935.

25.

Repeals.

26.

Short title and collective citation.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Fisheries Act, 1925

No. 32 of 1925

Sea Fisheries Protection Act, 1933

No. 53 of 1933

Shannon Fisheries Act, 1935

No. 4 of 1935

Sea Fisheries (Protection of Immature Fish) Act, 1937

No. 33 of 1937

Fisheries Act, 1939

No. 17 of 1939

Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1945

No. 12 of 1945

Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1953

No. 16 of 1953

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Foyle Fisheries Act, 1952

No. 5 of 1952

State Property Act, 1954

No. 25 of 1954

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Number 28 of 1956.


FISHERIES (STATUTE LAW REVISION) ACT, 1956.


AN ACT TO FACILITATE THE INTENDED CONSOLIDATION OF THE ENACTMENTS RELATING TO FISHERIES BY REVISING AND CLARIFYING CERTAIN OF THE SAID ENACTMENTS AND REPEALING CERTAIN OF THE SAID ENACTMENTS WHICH HAVE CEASED TO BE IN FORCE OR HAVE BECOME UNNECESSARY AND TO AMEND THE SAID ENACTMENTS AND OTHER ENACTMENTS IN CERTAIN RESPECTS. [18th July, 1956.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—