S.I. No. 415/1999 - Blue Whiting (Prohibition on Fishing) Revocation Order, 1999.

I, MICHAEL WOODS, Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 223A (inserted by section 9 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1978 (No. 18 of 1978), and amended by section 4 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1983 (No. 27 of 1983)) of the Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959 (No. 14 of 1959), and the Fisheries (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 30 of 1977 ) as adapted by the Marine (Alteration of Name of Department and title of Minister) Order, 1997 ( S.I. No. 301 of 1997 )), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Blue Whiting (Prohibition on Fishing (Revocation) Order, 1999.

2. This Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of January, 2000.

3. The Blue Whiting (Prohibition on Fishing) Order, 1999 ( S.I. No. 95 of 1999 ) is hereby revoked.


GIVEN under my Official Seal this 20th day of December, 1999.


Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources.


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The effect of this Order is to permit the fishing for, transhipment or having on board blue whiting by Irish sea-fishing boats, duly licensed, in ICES Division Vb, ICES Subareas VI and VII with effect from 1st day of January, 2000.