Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Published: 1997-11-17

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 509

FISHERIES
Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made
17th November 1997

Coming into operation
1st January 1998

The Fisheries Conservancy Board for Northern Ireland in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Sections 26(1), 114(1)(b) and 115(1)(b) of the Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf with the approval of the Department of Agriculture hereby makes the following Byelaws:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Byelaws may be cited as the Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1998.

Substitution

2.  There shall be substituted for Schedule 1 to the Fisheries Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997(2) the following Schedule:

Byelaws 4, 5 and 7

“SCHEDULE 1Fishing Engines and Licence Duties

Part ILicences to fish with rod and line and hand line

Fishing Licence
Duty

£

Season game fishing rod licence
19·35

Eight day game fishing rod licence
9·60

One day game fishing rod licence
3·45

Additional amount payable by the holder of a Foyle Fisheries Commission season game fishing rod licence to use a single game rod
15·40

Season coarse fishing rod licence
7·40

Eight day coarse fishing rod licence
3·70

Three day coarse fishing rod licence for use only by the holder of a three day coarse fishing permit issued by the Department of Agriculture to fish in waters in which that Department has the fishing rights
1·60

Part IILicences for fishing engines other than rod and line or hand line

Fishing Licence
Duty

£

Draft net for the capture of salmon and freshwater fish on Lough Neagh
91·40

Draft net for the capture of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout on Lough Erne
59·50

Draft net for use in freshwater other than Lough Neagh or Lough Erne
231·60

Single wall set net or trammel net for the capture of trout in Lough Neagh per 91 metres (100 yards)
12·60

Single wall set net or trammel net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout, per 91 metres (100 yards)
12·60

Bait net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout for use as bait — per net
4·05

Fixed tidal draft net
306·30

Fixed tidal draft net which operates in the estuary of a river upstream of the defined mouth
1,388·60

Tidal draft net
254·40

Drift net for the taking of salmon in the sea
254·40

Bag net used in tidal waters
574·70

Salmon box or crib
691·20

Part III

Dealer’s Licence
£38 ·20”

Revocation

3.  The Fisheries (Licence Duties) Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1996(3) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Common Seal of the Fisheries Conservancy Board for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
Dr. J. Parsons
Chairman

L.S.
W. F. Smith
Secretary
17th November 1997.

The Department of Agriculture hereby approves the foregoing Byelaws.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture on

L.S.
G. Lavery
Assistant Secretary
21st November 1997.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Byelaws.)
These Byelaws amend the Fisheries Byelaws (Northern Ireland) 1997 to increase the licence duties payable from 1st January 1998 for fishing with rod and line and hand line for salmon and freshwater fish and for commercial fishing engines used for the taking of salmon and freshwater fish other than eels together with the fee payable for a licence which authorises the holder to buy and sell salmon, trout and eels. The new licence fee rates are set out below:—


Previous Rates
New Rates
Increase

£
£
£

Season game fishing rod licence
18·85
19·35
0·50

Eight day game fishing rod licence
9·35
9·60
0.25

One day game fishing rod licence
3·35
3·45
0·10

Additional amount payable by the holder of a Foyle Fisheries Commission season game fishing rod licence to use a single game rod
15·00
15·40
0·40

Season coarse fishing rod licence
7·20
7·40
0·20

Eight day coarse fishing rod licence
3·60
3·70
0·10

Three day coarse fishing rod licence for use only by the holder of a three day coarse fishing permit issued by the Department of Agriculture to fish in waters in which that Department has the fishing rights
1·55
1·60
0.05

Draft net for the capture of salmon and freshwater fish on Lough Neagh
89·10
91·40
2·30

Draft net for the capture of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout on Lough Erne
58·00
59·50
1·50

Draft net for use in freshwater other than Lough Neagh or Lough Erne
225·70
231·60
5·90

Single wall set or trammel net for the capture of trout in Lough Neagh, per 91 metres (100 yards)
12·30
12·60
0·30

Single wall set net or trammel net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout, per 91 metres (100 yards)
12·30
12·60
0·30

Bait net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout or rainbow trout for use as bait — per net
3·95
4·05
0·10

Fixed tidal draft net
298·50
306.30
7·80

Fixed tidal draft net which operates in the estuary of a river upstream of the defined mouth
1,353·40
1,388·60
35·20

Tidal draft net
248·00
254·40
6·40

Drift net for the taking of salmon in the sea
248·20
254·40
6·40

Bag net used in tidal waters
560·10
574·70
14·60

Salmon box or crib
673·70
691·20
17·50

Dealer’s Licence
37·25
38·20
0·95



(1)
1966 c. 17 (N.I.)

(2)
S.R. 1997 No. 425

(3)
S.R. 1996 No. 540
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