Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1987

Definition of “fixed engine”.

1.Section 3 (1) of the Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959 , is hereby amended by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “fixed engine”:

“‘fixed engine’ means any engine, being—

(a) a stake net,

(b) a bag net,

(c) a fixed draft net,

(d) a head weir, or

(e) any net, implement, engine or device, fixed to the soil or secured by one or more anchors or by any other means, and used solely for the purpose of taking or facilitating the taking of fish, not being a fishing weir, a fishing mill dam or a drift net;”.