Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Penalty for not having names of owners painted on fishing boats.

289.—(1) Every fishing boat shall have upon some conspicuous part thereof the name of the owner, or of one of the owners where more than one, and of his place of residence, painted in clear legible characters or letters of not less than two inches in length.

(2) If, in respect of any fishing boat the provisions of subsection (1) of this section are not complied with, the owner or any person using it shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding two pounds.