Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

76

Regulations.

76.— The Minister may make regulations for the registration, lettering and numbering of sea-fishing boats so as to—

( a) provide for a system of registry, lettering and numbering of sea-fishing boats and the making of details of registration available to the public,

( b) define the boats or classes of boats to which the regulations or any of them are to apply and the exemption of any boats or classes of boats from the regulations or any of them,

( c) provide further for the appointment, functions and removal of local registrars,

( d) specify procedures for application for registration and for entry of a sea-fishing boat in the Register,

( e) specify procedures and methods for determining the dimensions and tonnage of sea-fishing boats,

( f) specify procedures for the removal of a sea-fishing boat from the Register,

( g) make such provision as is necessary to ensure compliance with an obligation relating to the registration of sea-fishing boats, the marking and numbering of sea-fishing boats, the measurement of sea-fishing boats and the determination of the tonnage and engine power of sea-fishing boats imposed by or under Community law or other international obligations which are binding on the State,

( h) require (with the consent of the Minister for Finance) the payment of such fee before an application for registration or removal of a sea-fishing boat from the Register can be considered, or

( i) provide for any other necessary matters relating to the registration of sea-fishing boats and the removal of sea-fishing boats from the Register.