Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Act 2007

Use of nets across rivers.

14.— Section 39 of the Act of 1952 is amended by substituting for subsection (2) the following:

“(2) If a person—

(a) shoots, draws or stretches a net across the mouth or across any other part of a river, and

(b) fails to leave open a channel which is—

(i) at least one-quarter of the width of the mouth of the river or, as the case may be, of that other part of the river, and

(ii) of sufficient depth and width to facilitate the passage of salmon in that river,

he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.”.