Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997


Regulation of Aquaculture and Related Matters

Regulation of aquaculture.

6.—(1) A person who, at any place or in any waters, engages in aquaculture except under and in accordance with an aquaculture licence, a trial licence, or an oyster bed licence or an oyster fishery order shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) If an offence under subsection (1) of which a person was convicted is continued after the conviction, the person shall be guilty of a further offence on every day on which the act or omission constituting the offence continues, and for each such further offence the person shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £200 or on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding £1,000.