Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Act 2007

Powers of inspection, examination and detention.

26.— Section 64 of the Act of 1952 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1)—

(i) in paragraph (g) after “take the name and address” by inserting “and date of birth”,

(ii) in paragraph (g) by substituting “such fish or other article,” for “such fish or other article.”, and

(iii) by inserting after paragraph (g) the following paragraph:

“(h) to demand and take the name, address and date of birth of any person who is fishing or whom he reasonably suspects to be about to fish or to have fished within the preceding half hour.”,

(b) by substituting the following subsections for subsection (5):

“(5) Every person who refuses to give his own name and address and date of birth to the satisfaction of the authorised officer or the name and address of any other person (so far as known to him) when lawfully demanded under this section shall be guilty of an offence against this Act and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000.

(6) Nothing in this section shall be construed as authorising an authorised officer to enter—

(a) an enclosed garden, or

(b) any dwelling house or the curtilage thereof.”.