S.I. No. 402/1977 - Sea Fisheries (Conservation and Rational Exploitation) (No. 8) Order, 1977.

S.I. No. 402 of 1977.


I, BRIAN LENIHAN, Minister for Fisheries, being satisfied, having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, signed at Rome on the 25th day of March, 1957, and the Treaty relating to the accession of Ireland to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community signed at Brussels on the 22nd day of January, 1972, and to Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1672/77 of 25 July 1977 1 and Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2899/77 of 21 December, 1977 2, that it is necessary to do so, hereby in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 35 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1962 (No. 31 of 1962), and the Fisheries (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 30 of 1977 ) (as adapted by the Lands (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 29 of 1977 )), hereby order as follows:

1 OJ No. L186/27 of 26/7/1977.

2 OJ No. L338/5 of 28/12/1977.

1. This Order may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Conservation and Rational Exploitation) (No. 8) Order, 1977.

2. The Sea Fisheries (Conservation and Rational Exploitation) (No. 6) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 260 of 1977 ), is hereby amended by the substitution in the definition of "the specified period" in Article 2 of "31st day of January, 1978" for "31st day of December, 1977".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 30th day of December, 1977.


Minister for Fisheries.


This Order extends the ban on herring fishing in certain areas off the east coast or having herring on board a sea-fishing vessel within such areas, as imposed by the Sea Fisheries (Conservation and Rational Exploitation) (No. 6) Order, 1977, up to and including 31 January 1978.