Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Penalty for affecting flow of water through free gap by alteration of bed of river.

111.—If any alteration is made in the bed of a river in such manner as to reduce the flow of water through a free gap in a fishing weir, the person making the alteration shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine of not less than five pounds and not more than fifty pounds and a further fine of one pound a day until he restores the bed of the river to its original state.