Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Repeal and amendment of provisions of Principal Act.

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5. (1) Section 15 of the Principal Act is hereby repealed.

(2) Section 15A of the Principal Act (inserted by Article 18 of the European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations, 1989 (S.I. No. 349 of 1989)) is hereby repealed.

(3) Section 244 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

( a) by inserting in the definition of “ oyster bed (1959 Act) licence” the words “ before the commencement of section 12 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997, ” after “ under section 245”, and

( b) by inserting in the definition of “ oyster fishery (1959 Act) order” the words “ before the commencement of section 12 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997, ” after “ under Chapter III of this Part”.

(4) Section 247 of the Principal Act is hereby repealed.

(5) Section 252 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of “ oyster bed (1959 Act) licence” for “ grant any oyster bed (1959 Act) licence in lieu thereof to the licensee or his representative”.

(6) Sections 256, 257, 258, 259, 260 and 269 of the Principal Act are hereby repealed.

(7) Section 282 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of “ Sections 261 to 268” for “Sections 256 to 269”.

(8) For the avoidance of doubt, section 312 of the Principal Act, to the extent if any that, by virtue of section 72 of the Act of 1980 and the table to that section, it is in force, is hereby repealed.