Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1978

Fishing while on board foreign sea-fishing boat within exclusive fishery limits of State.

7.—Chapter II of Part XIII of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion of the following section after section 222:

“222A. (1) A person on board a foreign sea-fishing boat shall not fish or attempt to fish while the boat is within the exclusive fishery limits of the State unless he is authorised by law to do so.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.”.