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Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991

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Number 26 of 1991


FISHERIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1991


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Exemption of trout and coarse fish angling.

4.

Fisheries co-operative societies.

5.

Rules of societies.

6.

Trustees and management committee.

7.

Ordinary membership of co-operative society.

8.

Corporate membership of society.

9.

Entitlement to fish for trout or coarse fish.

10.

Share certificates.

11.

Voting rights and ballots.

12.

Enforcement of regulation of fishing.

13.

Grants to society.

14.

Election of members of regional boards.

15.

Offences.

16.

Salmon rod (annual) district licences, juvenile licences and one-day licences.

17.

Amendment of section 294 of Principal Act.

18.

Amendment of Fourth Schedule to Principal Act.

19.

Short title, collective citation and construction.

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

1959, No. 14

Fisheries Act, 1980

1980, No. 1

Fisheries (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1987

1987, No. 32

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Number 26 of 1991


FISHERIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1991


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO FISHERIES AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO PROVIDE FOR THE ABOLITION OF LICENCES FOR ANGLING FOR TROUT OR COARSE FISH; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FISHERIES CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION OF TROUT AND COARSE FISHING IN FISHERIES REGIONS; TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF REGIONAL BOARDS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUE OF FURTHER CLASSES OF SALMON ROD LICENCES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [31st October, 1991]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: