Mulluscan Shellfish (Conservation of Stocks) Order, 1987

JurisdictionIreland
CitationIR SI 118/1987
Year1987

S.I. No. 118 of 1987.

MULLUSCAN SHELLFISH (CONSERVATION OF STOCKS) ORDER, 1987

I, BRENDAN DALY, Minister for the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 223A (inserted by the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1983 (No. 27 of 1983)) of the Fisheries (Consolidation Act, 1959 (No. 14 of 1959), and the Fisheries (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 30 of 1977 ) (as adapted by the Tourism, Fisheries and Forestry (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1987 ( S.I. no. 82 of 1987 )), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Molluscan Shellfish (Conservation of Stocks) Order, 1987.

2. In this Order—

"a specified vessel" means a sea fishing boat or boat of any other class of description.

"Molluscan Shellfish" means molluscan shellfish of any kind whether alive or dead and includes any part of a molluscan shellfish and any (or any part of any) brood, ware, half-ware or spat of molluscan shellfish, and any spawn of molluscan shellfish, and the shell, or any part of the shell, of a molluscan shellfish.

3. This Order shall not apply to molluscan shellfish which are intended for direct human consumption, which molluscan shellfish have not been relayed from one part of the exclusive fishery limits of the State to another, either directly or overland, by any means.

4. A specified vessel or a person on board a specified vessel shall not, except under and in accordance with a license under this Order engage in dredging for, fishing for or taking molluscan shellfish within the exclusive fishery limits of the State and the master of a specified vessel shall not cause or permit the vessel or any person on board to engage in such dredging, fishing or taking within the exclusive fishery limits of the State.

5. (a) A specified vessel shall not, except under and in accordance with a licence under this Order, have molluscan shellfish on board within the exclusive fishery limits of the State,

(b) The master of a specified vessel shall not, except under and in accordance with a licence under this Order, cause or permit the boat or any person on board to have molluscan shellfish on board within the exclusive fishery limits of the State.

6. The master of a specified vessel shall not, except under and in accordance with a licence under this Order, cause or permit the boat to be used within the exclusive fishery limits of the State for the transhipment of...

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