AN ACT TO AMEND THE FISHERIES ORDINANCE
BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows:-
, 1995 ]
1. This Act may be cited as the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, No. 3 of 1995.
Amendment of section 26 of Chapter 219.
2. Section 26 of the Fisheries Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the " principal enactment") is hereby amended as follows:-
(a) in subsection (1) of that section, by the substitution, for the words "five hundred rupees", of the words "ten thousand rupees";
(b) in subsection (2) of that section, by the substitution, for the words "five hundred rupees", of the words "ten thousand rupees",
Amendment of section 30 of the principal enactments.
3. Section 30 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in the proviso to subsection (2) thereof by the substitution for the words and figures "under section 14 or section 15", of the words and figures "under section 14 or section 16 or an offence of contravening any regulation prohibiting purses in net fishing",
Sinhala text to prevail in the event of inconsistency
4. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.