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Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act, 1967.

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The sections of the Act are divided into 3 Parts: Fisheries for shellfish (sects. 1-11); Further provisions with respect to shellfish (sects. 12-18); Supplemental (19-25). Section 1 gives the appropriate Minister the power to make orders for the purpose of establishment or improvement, and for maintenance and regulation of a fisheries for shellfish of one or more species specified in that section. Also a right of several fishery may be granted under section 1 in respect of the whole area or part of the area of a fishery. Section 4 provides for powers of licensing in the case of regulated fishery. Section 7 provides for measures of protection in a fishery. Section 15 concerns the prevention of fish diseases in waters in which the public have a right to fish. (Completed by 3 Schedules: Provisions with respect to making of orders under section 1 (1); Consequential amendments (2); Enactments repealed (3))
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An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to shellfish fisheries and shellfish, with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission.
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