Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997
Provisions in respect of certain existing licences.
75.— (1) Subject to subsection (2)—
( a) a fish culture licence granted under section 15 of the Principal Act,
( b) an aquaculture licence granted under section 54 of the Act of 1980, or
( c) a foreshore licence granted for aquaculture purposes under the Foreshore Act, 1933,
before the commencement of this section shall, on that commencement, be deemed to be an aquaculture licence granted under this Act.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) and without prejudice to the power of the Minister under section 68 , the duration of—
( a) a licence granted under section 54 of the Act of 1980, shall not be affected by the repeal of that section by section 4(1) , or
( b) a licence granted under section 15 of the Principal Act shall not be affected by the repeal of that section by section 5 .
By virtue of Foreshore Act 1933 (12/1933), s. 3C, as inserted (29.06.2005) by Maritime Safety Act 2005 (11/2005), s. 60(c), commenced on enactment, a licence area covered by a foreshore licence, which is deemed to be an aquaculture licence under this section, is to be construed by reference to the definition of “foreshore” in Foreshore Act 1933, s. 1.