Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991

Amendment of section 294 of Principal Act.

17.—Section 294 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion of a new subsection as follows:

“(2A) (a) An appointment shall not be confirmed unless the person concerned has been issued by the appropriate regional board with a certificate of suitability for appointment.

(b) An appointment shall be for a period not exceeding five years.

(c) Every appointment made before the commencement of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991, and in force at the date of the commencement thereof shall expire not later than five years after that date.

(d) The form of instrument of appointment set out in the Sixth Schedule to this Act may be modified in conformity with the provisions of this subsection.”.