Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991

Entitlement to fish for trout or coarse fish.

9.—(1) Where a society has so decided by vote of 60 per cent. of its ordinary members eligible to vote and voting, a person shall not be entitled to angle for trout or coarse fish in the area of that society unless he is—

(a) the holder of a current share certificate of that or any other society established under this Act,

(b) a person under the age of 18 years or of the age of 66 years or over,

(c) an unemployed person in receipt of social welfare assistance, or

(d) a person in receipt of an invalidity pension.

(2) The society shall, upon making a decision under this section, notify the Minister who shall, as soon as may be, cause notice thereof to be published in Iris Oifigiúil.

(3) Prima facie evidence of a decision of a society under subsection (1) of this section may be given in all legal proceedings by the production of a copy of Iris Oifigiúil purporting to contain a notice relating to the society under subsection (2) of this section.