Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

Chapter 2

Regulation of Sea-Fishing

8

Restriction on foreign sea-fishing boats entering exclusive fishery limits.

8.— (1) It is not lawful for any foreign sea-fishing boat to enter within the exclusive fishery limits except for—

( a) a purpose or purposes recognised by—

(i) Community law,

(ii) international law, or

(iii) any convention, treaty or arrangement for the time being in force between the State and the country to which the boat belongs,

or

( b) any other lawful purpose or purposes.

(2) If a foreign sea-fishing boat enters within the exclusive fishery limits in contravention of subsection (1) the master of the boat commits an offence.