Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

PART I

Preliminary and General

Short title, collective citation, construction and commencement.

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1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997.

(2) The Fisheries Acts, 1959 to 1995, and this Act may be cited together as the Fisheries Acts, 1959 to 1997, and shall be construed together as one.

(3) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (16.06.1998 and 30.06.1998) by Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 203 of 1998).

2. The 16th day of June, 1998, is hereby fixed as the day on which sections 19, 22, 24 to 39, 68 and 70 of, and the Schedule to, the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997 (No. 23 of 1997), shall come into operation.

3. The provisions, other than sections 11 and 13, of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997 (No. 23 of 1997), shall come into operation on the 30th day of June, 1998, save in so far as already in operation prior to that date.

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Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (26.02.1998) by Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997 (Commencement) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 46 of 1998).

2. The 26th day of February, 1998, is hereby fixed as the day on which sections 2, 3, 4(1) (in so far as it repeals section 54A of the Act of 1980), 5(2), 10, 23, 63, 64, 65(2), 65(3), 66 and 67, shall come into operation.