Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Stake nets not to extend further than from high to low water mark.

105.—(1) If any person—

(a) places or erects any stake net or any leader, outrigger or other work of any kind or description whatsoever connected therewith or adjacent thereto in such a manner that it will extend to a greater distance than from high water mark to low water mark of ordinary spring tides, or

(b) maintains or uses any stake net or any such leader, outrigger or other work so placed or erected,

such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine of not less than one pound and not more than ten pounds.

(2) This section shall not apply in respect of any head weir not fished by means of a fixed net.