The Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation (Variation) Order 1996

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1996/248/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1996-02-08

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 248

SEA FISHERIES
FISHERY LIMITS
The Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation (Variation) Order 1996

Made
8th February 1996

Laid before Parliament
9th February 1996

Coming into force
29th February 1996

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretaries of State concerned with sea fishing in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales respectively, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1) and 6(2) of the Fishery Limits Act 1976(1) and now vested in them(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following order:

Title and commencement

1.  This order may be cited as the Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation (Variation) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 29th February 1996.

Variation of the Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation Order 1983

2.  The Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation Order 1983(3) shall be varied by adding, in the appropriate columns of the Schedule thereto, the following countries, areas and descriptions of sea fish—

(a)before the entries relating to Belgium—

“Austria
Any part of British fishery limits outside 12 miles from the baselines
All descriptions of sea fish”;

(b)after the entry relating to Denmark—

“Finland
Any part of British fishery limits outside 12 miles from the baselines
All descriptions of sea fish”;

(c)after the entry relating to Spain—

“Sweden
Any part of British fishery limits outside 12 miles from the baselines
All descriptions of sea fish”.

Tony Baldry
Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
5th February 1996

Raymond S. Robertson
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Scottish Office
2nd February 1996

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Rod Richards
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Welsh Office
8th February 1996

Patrick Mayhew
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
8th February 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order varies the Fishing Boats (European Economic Community) Designation Order 1983 which designates member States and the areas within British fishery limits within which, and descriptions of sea fish for which, fishing boats registered in each member State may fish, for the purposes of section 2(1) of the Fishery Limits Act 1976. The Order adds Austria, Finland and Sweden to the list of designated member States, pursuant to the accession of those countries to membership of the European community, and specifies the areas and descriptions of sea fish which are designated in relation to those countries.


(1)
1976 c. 86.

(2)
In the case of the Secretary for Wales, by virtue of S.I. 1978/272.

(3)
S.I. 1983/253, varied by S.I. 1986/382 and 1992/3108.
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