Fisheries and Foreshore (Amendment) Act 1998

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6.The Fishery Harbour Centres Act, 1968, is hereby amended by the substitution of the following for section 5:

“Use of property vested in Minister by this Act.

5.—The Minister shall have, and be deemed always to have had, power—

( a) to use any property vested in the Minister by this Act for—

(i) (A) any purpose connected with the improvement and development of the fishing industry, or

(B) the provision, improvement and development of services and facilities ancillary to or connected with the fishing industry,

which the Minister considers appropriate, and

(ii) any other purpose, including the provision, improvement and development of leisure or amenity facilities or for facilitating or amenity facilities or for facilitating or promoting the social or economic development of the area in which the fishery harbour centre is located, which the Minister considers advantageous and appropriate in respect of the operation or development of the fishery harbour centre,

and

( b) to sell, lease, let, exchange, grant easements over, profits à prendre in respect of or permit the use of any land so vested for any of those purposes which the Minister considers appropriate.”.