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Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill.

This is the text of the Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill., as passed by the House of Commons and introduced in the House of Lords on 23rd May 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, are published separately as HL Bill 72- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Baroness Hayman has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill.
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Validation of certain charges made by the Sea Fish Industry Authority.
2.Validation of certain charges made by the Herring Industry Board.
3.Citation, application and extent.
 


 

 
 
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Ensure the validity of charges made in the administration of certain grant schemes relating to sea fishing.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
 

Validation of certain charges made by the Sea Fish Industry Authority.     1. - (1) The Sea Fish Industry Authority shall be taken to have had power to make such charges as were made by it in the administration of any of the schemes mentioned in subsection (2) or any of those schemes as amended; and the powers of Ministers of the Crown in connection with such schemes shall be construed accordingly.
 
      (2) The schemes are-
 
 
    (a) the Fishing Vessels (Acquisition and Improvement) (Grants) Scheme 1976,
 
    (b) the Fishing Vessels (Acquisition and Improvement) (Grants) Scheme 1981,
 
    (c) the Fishing Vessels (Acquisition and Improvement) (Grants) Scheme 1987,
 
    (d) the Fishing Vessels (Safety Improvements) (Grants) Scheme 1993, and
 
    (e) the Fishing Vessels (Safety Improvements) (Grants) Scheme 1995.
Validation of certain charges made by the Herring Industry Board.     2. - (1) The Herring Industry Board shall be taken to have had power to make such charges as were made by it in the administration of any of the schemes mentioned in subsection (2) or any of those schemes as amended; and the powers of Ministers of the Crown in connection with such schemes shall be construed accordingly.
 
      (2) The schemes are-
 
 
    (a) the Fishing Vessels (Acquisition and Improvement) (Grants) Scheme 1967, and
 
    (b) the Fishing Vessels (Acquisition and Improvement) (Grants) Scheme 1976.
Citation, application and extent.     3. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Act 2000.
 
      (2) This Act does not apply to any charges made after 3rd May 1996.
 
      (3) This Act extends to Northern Ireland.
 
 

 
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