Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Effect of oyster bed (1845 Act) and oyster bed (1850 Act) licences.

254.—Every oyster bed (1845 Act) licence or oyster bed (1850 Act) licence in force at the date of the passing of this Act shall be deemed to have been effectual to vest in the licensee, his heirs and assigns the exclusive right of laying and planting oysters and fishing for oysters in the oyster bed or laying by such licence authorised to be formed, according to the tenor and effect of such licence free from all prior or other rights, titles, estates or interests whatsoever.