Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997

Fees for licences.

64.—(1) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, make regulations providing for the payment of fees to the Minister in respect of licences.

(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the regulations may—

(a) provide for the payment of different fees in respect of different classes of licences or the renewal of licences, and

(b) set out the basis on which the fees payable in respect of licences, licences of a particular class, or the renewal of licences are to be determined.

(3) Every fee received by the Minister under this section shall be paid into, and be disposed of for the benefit of, the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister for Finance shall direct.