Whale Fisheries Act, 1937

Application of this Act.

2.—(1) Subject to the provisions of the next following sub-section of this section, this Act applies in respect only of whalebone or baleen whales.

(2) The Minister may at any time make an order declaring that this Act or any one or more sections of this Act shall apply, either generally or in a specified area and subject to such exceptions, adaptations, and modifications as may be specified in such order, in respect of any kind of whales other than whalebone or baleen whales, and whenever the Minister makes such an order this Act shall have extended application in accordance with the terms of such order.

(3) Every order made under this section (including an order under this sub-section) may be amended or revoked by the Minister by an order under this sub-section.