Turf Development Act, 1946

Protection of fisheries.

27.—In executing any works under this Act it shall not be obligatory on the Board or any contractor employed by the Board to comply with the Fisheries Acts, 1842 to 1944, but the Board shall take and make or, in the case of works executed by a contractor, procure that the contractor shall take and make such precautions and provisions as the Minister for Agriculture may consider adequate for the protection of, and avoidance of injury to, fisheries during or in consequence of the execution of the works, provided that the Minister shall, in consultation with the Board, satisfy himself that taking such precautions and making such provisions will not cause substantial detriment to the works or substantial hindrance to, or substantial increase to the cost of, the works.