Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1962

Amendment of section 27 of Principal Act.

6.—Section 27 (which provides for elections to boards of conservators) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (5) of the following subsection:

“(5) (a) The Minister may make such regulations as he thinks proper in relation to elections of members of boards of conservators and every such election shall be carried out in accordance with the regulations (if any) made under this subsection.

(b) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (a) of this subsection, regulations under this subsection may provide for—

(i) nomination of candidates for election as members of boards of conservators,

(ii) postal voting at elections of members of boards of conservators.

(c) Regulations under this subsection may amend or repeal any provision of this section (other than this subsection) and, if regulations amending or repealing any provision of this section are made under this subsection, this section shall be construed and have effect subject to such amendment or repeal, as the case may be.”