Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006


Sea-fisheries protection officers.

51.— (1) The Authority may appoint members of staff of the Authority to be sea-fisheries protection officers for the purposes of enforcing sea-fisheries law and food safety law for such period as it sees fit.

(2) The Authority may, in agreement with any body established by or under statute, authorise persons who are officers of that body, to—

(a) perform such functions of a sea-fisheries protection officer under sea-fisheries and food safety law, or

(b) assist a sea-fisheries protection officer in exercising such functions,

for such period and in such circumstances or area, to such extent and subject to such conditions as it may specify in the authorisation.