Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Termination of Part X licences.

161.—(1) Every Part X licence shall terminate on the death of the holder thereof and on revocation by the Minister and may be terminated by surrender by the holder thereof.

(2) (a) If the holder of a Part X licence is convicted of an offence under the repealed enactments or an offence under any provision of this Act, the Minister may, within three months after such conviction, revoke the licence.

(b) Before revoking a Part X licence under paragraph (a) of this subsection the Minister shall send by registered post to the holder thereof and to the board of conservators by whom it was issued fourteen days' notice of his intention to consider the revocation of the licence and shall consider any representations which may be made to him by such holder or board before the expiration of the notice.

(3) References in this section to a Part X licence shall be construed as including references to a renewal thereof.