Fisheries Act, 1925

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Number 32 of 1925.


FISHERIES ACT, 1925.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PRELIMINARY

Section

1.

Short title, construction, and citation.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Definitions.

PART I

ELECTION AND MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD OF CONSERVATORS

4.

Cesser of office of existing boards.

5.

Minister may alter number of conservators.

6.

Amendment of section 29 of Salmon Fishery (Ireland) Act, 1863.

7.

Amendment of section 6 of Fisheries (Ireland) Act, 1848.

8.

Scale of votes.

9.

Conservators may resign.

10.

Disqualification of members of boards of conservators.

11.

Casual vacancies to be filled by co-option.

PART II

FINANCE OF BOARDS OF CONSERVATORS

12.

Alteration of rates of licence duty.

13.

Rates on fisheries.

14.

Board of conservators to furnish annual estimate.

15.

Audit of accounts of boards of conservators.

PART III

RESTRICTIONS ON THE SALE OF SALMON AND TROUT.

16.

Prohibition of sale of salmon, etc., without licences.

17.

Issue of licences.

18.

Certificate of Justice to be obtained.

19.

Form, effect, and duration of licences.

20.

Revocation of licences.

21.

Publication of licence.

22.

Register to be kept by holder of licence.

PART IV

MISCELLANEOUS

23.

Marking of packages containing salmon or trout.

24.

Powers of inspection, examination, and detention.

25.

Appointments of officers and servants to be subject to approval of Minister.

26.

Power of Minister to dissolve boards of conservators.

27.

Power of Minister to alter, etc., fishery districts and electoral divisions.

28.

Power of making byelaws, etc., transferred to Minister.

29.

Power of appointing officers transferred to Minister.

30.

Notice of meetings and inquiries.

31.

Prohibition of fixed engines not now certificated.

32.

Exemptions for artificial propagation and scientific purposes.

33.

Penalty on giving warning to persons fishing illegally.

34.

Restriction on fishing for eels in close time.

35.

Amendment of section 78 of Fisheries (Ireland) Act, 1842.

36.

Regulations.

37.

Prosecution of offences and disposal of fines.

38.

Expenses.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Revised rates of licence duties

SECOND SCHEDULE

Enactments repealed


Acts Referred to

Fisheries Act, 1924

No. 6 of 1924

Fisheries (Election of Conservators Postponement) Act, 1924

No. 43 of 1924

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Criminal Justice (Administration) Act, 1924

No. 44 of 1924

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Number 32 of 1925.


FISHERIES ACT, 1925.


AN ACT TO AMEND THE FISHERIES (IRELAND) ACTS, 1842 TO 1909, AND THE FISHERIES ACT, 1924 , TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE CONTROL OF DEALERS IN SALMON AND TROUT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE FISHERIES OF SAORST?T EIREANN. [11th July, 1925.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

PRELIMINARY.