Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Restrictions on Minister's powers.

217.—Nothing in this Act shall operate to authorise the Minister—

(a) to construct or erect on tidal lands (within the meaning of the Foreshore Act, 1933 (No. 12 of 1933)), any work or structure, other than a fixed engine for the capture of salmon, trout or eels lawfully existing, or for which a certificate granted under section 6 of the Salmon Fishery (Ireland) Act, 1863, existed, in the year 1939, without the consent of the Minister for Industry and Commerce or otherwise than in accordance with the terms and conditions of such consent;

(b) to erect any buildings or structures which may interfere with the amenities of the residence or pleasure grounds of a person who was the owner or occupier of a fishery vested in the Minister under Chapter II of this Part or operate such fishery in such a way as to interfere with such amenities.