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Prohibit the use of Dynamite or other Explosives for the A.D. 1877.
purpose of catching or destroying Fish in Public Fisheries.
E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spirftual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled,
and by the authority of the same, as follows: 5 1. Any person who uses dynamite or other explosive substance Prohibition
of the use of to catch or destroy fish in a public fishery shall be liable on sum
dynamite in conviction either to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds, or, in public the discretion of the Court, to be imprisoned with or without hard fisheries.
labour for a term not exceeding three months. 10
2. This Act may be cited as the Fisheries (Dynamite) Act, 1877. Short title.
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES.
Oysters. 3. Prohibition on sale of oysters between certain dates. 4. Power to Board of Trade on local application, to temporarily
prohibit or restrict dredging for oysters on certain banks. 5. Order relating to oyster fishery under 31 & 32 Vict. c. 45.
when unobjected to to take effect on confirmation by Order in Council.
6. Prohibition on sale of crabs below a certain size.
prohibit or restrict the taking of crabs and lobsters in certain