Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991

Fisheries co-operative societies.

4.—(1) The Minister shall by order establish in each fisheries region one or more fisheries co-operative societies to raise and disburse for the public benefit funds for the development of trout or coarse fisheries or both in a specified area in the region.

(2) The Minister may, after such investigation or enquiry as he thinks fit, by order revoke or amend an order made under this section.

(3) A society established for the purposes set out in subsection (1) of this section shall be deemed to be established for charitable purposes only.

(4) The order establishing a society shall designate the persons who shall be trustees of the society on its establishment.

(5) The Minister may appoint persons to fill vacancies amongst the trustees so designated and may remove any such trustee from office.