Central Act Amendment, Indian Fisheries Act 1897, Prohibition of Fishing
An Act to amend the Indian Fisheries Act,
1897, in its application to the “State of Tamil
WHEREASit is expedient to amend the Indian Fisheries Preamble.
Act, 1897, in its application to the “State of Tamil
Nadu] for the purposes hereinafter appearing ;
AND WHEREASthe previous sanction of the Governor-
General has been obtained to the passing of this Act ;
It is hereby enacted as follows :-
- (1) This Act may be called the Indian Fijheries Short title
(‘[Tamil Nadu] Amendment) Act, 1927.
(2) It extendsto the whole of the 3[Stateof Tamil
IV or 189t
- In sub-section (3) of section 6 of the Indian Amendment
Fisheries Act, 1897 (hereinafter referred to as the said %:~2.6;
(i) after the words lr prohibit or regulate ” the
words “either permanently or for a time or for specified
seasons only” shall be inserted, and
1 Thesewords were substituted for the word ‘$ Madras ” by the
Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1969, as amended by the
Tamil Nadu-Adaptation of Laws (Second Amendment) Order, 1969,
which came Into force on the 14th January 1969.
8 For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see Fort St. George
Gazette, dated the 9th August 1927-Part N,pages 70-71.
a This expression was substituted for the expression “Pr&cy
of Madras “by the Tamil Nadu Adaptation of LawsOrder ,1970,
wMoh was doemad to haw coma into force on the 14th Jamraiy 1969,:-q;- ;.+.
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280 bdinn Fisheries (Tdhfh[lM:T.N.’ Act ll
(ii) for clause (c) the following clause shall be
substituted, namely :-
“(c) the dimension and kind of the contrivan-
ces to be used for taking fish generally or any specsed
kind of fish and the modes of using such contrivances.”
Amantfment 3. For sub-section (4) of section 6 of the said Act,
seotion 61 the following sub-section shall be substituted,
IV of 1897.
‘l(4) Such rules may also prohibit all fishing in
any specified water except under a lease or licence
granted by Government and in accordancewith such
conditions as may be specified in such lease or licence:
Provided that no rule shall be made under this sub-
section to prohibit sea fishery other than pearl fishery
or chank fishery unless, after previous publication
under sub-section (6) of this section, it has been Iaid
in draft before ‘both the ‘(Houses) of the S(State)
Legislature], and has been approved by a resolution
‘[of both those ‘(Houses)] either with or without modi-
fication or addition ;but upon such approval being
given the rule may be issued in the form in which it has –
been so approved. “
Act IV of 1897.
Addition of 4. After section 7 of the said Act, the following
~secticn ;!la11 bc added, namely :-
granted by them may be recovered in like manner as if
they were arrears of land revenue.”
@ntsn fees Governmenl on account of fishery leases and licences
“8. All reuts, fees and other molleys payable to
Thewords ” both the Chali~bcrsof the Provincial Legislature “
were substituted for the words ” the Legislative Council by the
Adaptation Order of 1937.
a This word was substituted for the word ” Chambers ” by the
Adaptation (Amendment) Ordcr of 1950.
The.word “State” was substituted for “Provincial” by tho
Adaptahon Order of 1950.
4 Thewords ”of both those Chambers ” weve substjtuted for the
word3 “of tho Legislative Council” by the Adaptatton Order of.
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