Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Payments in respect of special local licences to Minister by boards of conservators.

45.—(1) Where a board of conservators issues in any month any special local licences, such board shall, not later than thirty days after the expiration of such month, pay to the Minister in respect of every special local licence issued by such board in such month a sum equal to the difference between—

(a) the licence duty which would have been paid in respect thereof if it had been an ordinary licence authorising the use of the same kind of fishing engine as that to which such special local licence relates, and

(b) the special local licence duty paid in respect of such licence.

(2) All moneys received by the Minister under this section shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister for Finance may direct.