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Salmon And Fresh Water Fisheries Act

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 14 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will review the working of the Salmon and Fresh Water Fisheries Act 1975, in the light of the difficulties caused to small fishermen by the way in which some water authorities apply section 6 of the Act.

The legal and administrative aspects of salmon protection, and the implications for other types of sea fishing, are already under review within my Department.