Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1962

Saving for acts done for artificial propagation, scientific purposes or improvement of fisheries.

4.—The following section is hereby substituted for section 14 of the Principal Act:

“14. (1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, nothing in this Act or in any instrument made thereunder shall prohibit anything done by the Minister or a person previously authorised in writing by the Minister in that behalf for the purpose of the artificial propagation of fish, for some scientific purpose or for the improvement or development of any fishery.

(2) Nothing shall be done pursuant to subsection (1) of this section in relation to a several fishery without the consent of the owner thereof.

(3) A person authorised by the Minister under this section to do anything shall be furnished by the Minister with a certificate of such authorisation and when doing anything pursuant to the authorisation shall, if requested by any person affected, produce the certificate to that person.”