Foyle Fisheries Act, 1952

General powers.

59.—(1) An authorised person may, for the purposes of the protection of the fisheries, do all or any of the following things—

(a) enter into and pass through or along the banks or borders of any rivers frequented by salmon or trout or of the tributaries thereof,

(b) with boats or otherwise enter upon any such rivers,

(c) enter upon and examine all weirs, sluices, mill dams, mill races and watercourses communicating with such rivers,

(d) enter any boat which has been or is engaged or is about to engage in fishing,

(e) examine all standing, floating or other nets whatsoever,

(f) seize any unlawful fishing engine or any lawful fishing engine which is being unlawfully used,

(g) do all such other acts and things as he is authorised to do by or under this Act.

(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed as authorising any person to enter any enclosed garden or any dwelling-house or the curtilage thereof except where the ordinary road or passage to any weir, dam or dyke traverses such garden or curtilage.