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Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Act 2007

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Number 17 of 2007


FOYLE AND CARLINGFORD FISHERIES ACT 2007


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title.

2. Commencement.

3. Interpretation.

PART 2

Aquaculture

4. Aquaculture.

PART 3

Amendments to the Principal Act

5. Definitions.

6. Functions of Commission.

7. Regulation of fishing.

8. Restrictions on number of licences.

9. Acquisition and development of waters for angling.

10. Permits to fish in Commission’s waters.

11. Close seasons and times.

12. Unlicensed fishing, etc.

13. Metrication.

14. Use of nets across rivers.

15. Penalty for Pollution.

16. Use of certain devices to take fish.

17. Fishing by cross lines.

18. Taking fish unlawfully killed or found dead.

19. Taking, etc. spawn, smolts or fry of salmon or trout.

20. Officers of the Commission.

21. River watchers.

22. Seizure and disposal of certain articles.

23. Powers of authorised persons.

24. Warrants to enter certain premises.

25. Apprehension of offenders.

26. Powers of inspection, examination and detention.

27. Penalties for offences.

28. Exemption for Acts done for improvement of fisheries, etc.

29. Forfeiture of boats, equipment etc.

30. Judicial Review.

31. Calculation of time periods.

32. Enforcement of private fishing rights.

33. Miscellaneous amendments to Act of 1952.

PART 4

Miscellaneous Amendments

34. Amendment of Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997.

35. Amendment of Foreshore Act 1933.

SCHEDULE 1

Provisions to be inserted as Schedule 3A and Schedule 3B to the Act of 1952

SCHEDULE 2

Amendments Relating to Penalties


Acts Referred to

Arbitration Acts 1954 to 1998

Bankruptcy Act 1988

1988, No. 27

British-Irish Agreement Act 1999

1999, No. 1

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

1997, No. 23

Fisheries Act 1980

1980, No. 1

Foreshore Act 1933

1933, No. 33

Foyle Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1983

1983, No. 2

Foyle Fisheries Act 1952

1952, No. 5

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Number 17 of 2007


FOYLE AND CARLINGFORD FISHERIES ACT 2007


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE FOYLE FISHERIES ACT 1952 AND FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[10th April, 2007]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: