Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

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Non-obligation of Court to pronounce or record forfeiture where forfeiture falls as a statutory consequence of conviction.

29.— Where a person is convicted by a court of an offence specified in a Table F5 [ or under section 28(1A) ] and any fishing gear or fish under section 28 is, as a statutory consequence of the conviction, forfeited, then, notwithstanding any rule of law, it is not necessary for the court—

( a) to pronounce the fact of such forfeiture at the time of adjudication, or

( b) to record the fact of such forfeiture in the judge’s minute book, the charge sheet or in the order of conviction.

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F5

Inserted (9.05.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), s.44(c), commenced on enactment.