Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2000

Miscellaneous amendment to Act of 1980.

8.—The Act of 1980 is amended—

(a) in section 8 (inserted by section 5 of the Act of 1999) by the insertion after subsection (9) of the following subsections:

“(10) The Central Board may, for so long and subject to such conditions as it shall determine, place under the care and management of a regional board any fishery, hatchery or fish farm which is in its possession or occupation.

(11) The Minister may by order assign to the Central Board such other functions relating to fisheries (being functions additional to the functions assigned to the Central Board by this Act) as he or she thinks fit.”,


(b) in section 11(1)(c) (inserted by section 8(a) of the Act of 1999) by the substitution—

(i) for “by virtue of section 8(2) of this Act” of “by virtue of section 8(10) of this Act”, and

(ii) for “referred to in paragraph (c) of section 8(2) of this Act” of “referred to in section 18A of this Act”.