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Fishery Limits Act 1976.

Type of law
Legislation
Source

Abstract
The Act provides for the extension of the British Fishery Limits to 200 nautical miles and in connection with that extension makes further provision for fishing in the sea. Section 2 prescribes rules for the access of foreign fishing vessels. Section 3 substitutes section 4 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967 concerning licensing of fishing boats. Section 4 provides for the extension of regulation making powers. (12 sections completed by 4 Schedules: Offences(1) Consequential Amendments (2), Transitional Provisions (3), Repeals (4))
Long title of text
An Act to extend British fishery limits and to make further provision in connection with the regulation of sea fishing.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No