Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Removal of unlawful aquaculture structures and equipment under Foreshore Act.


67.(1) Section 12 (other than subsection (2)(b)) of the Foreshore Act, 1933, shall, with the necessary modifications, extend and apply to and in relation to—

(a) structures, articles or equipment used or capable of being used for aquaculture which, before or after the commencement of this section, have been erected or placed in position without lawful authority on foreshore belonging to the State, and

(b) any such structure, article or equipment erected or placed in position on such foreshore for a purpose authorised by or in accordance with a condition of a licence or other permission under this Act, where its operation for that purpose has ceased to be so authorised.

(2) A person who fails to comply with an order under section 12(1)(a) of the Foreshore Act, 1933 as modified by subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.