Fish Industry Act (Northern Ireland) 1972

Document Number:1972 CHAPTER 4
 
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N.I.

An Act to make provision for financial aid towards expenditure for purposes of the fish industry, to enable the investment of public money in the fish industry and for purposes connected therewith.

[22 nd February 1972]

1 F1 Grants in relation to fish farming.N.I.

(1) The Ministry may in accordance with a scheme make, to any person carrying on or proposing to carry on the business of fish farming, a grantF2... towards the approved expenditure incurred by that person for the purposes of that business and, in particular,—

(a) for the purpose of carrying out any excavations in connection with that business; or

(b) for the purpose of—

(i) providing any buildings, roads, water supply, cool or cold storage facilities or other fixed equipment or facilities, or

F3[(ii) forming or developing a shell-fish fishery, or]

(iii) providing boats and equipment for use with such boats,

for use in connection with that business.

(2) For the purposes of this section, the business of fish farming means an undertaking involving the hatching, breeding, rearing, harvesting or marketing of fish for the purposes of sport or human consumption for which a fish culture licence is in force under section 11 of the Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 [1966 c.17] .

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F1 functions transf. by SR 2003/163

F21994 NI 6

F31981 NI 7

2 Grants for purposes connected with co-operative activities.N.I.

(1) Subject to subsection (3) , the Ministry may in accordance with a scheme make, to any body of persons carrying on or proposing to carry on a co-operative enterprise in the fishing industry, a grant towards the approved expenditure incurred by that body for the purposes of that enterprise and, in particular,—

(a) for the purpose of—

(i) providing any buildings, or

(ii) providing any vehicle constructed or adapted for the conveyance or haulage of loads in or about private premises,

for use in connection with that enterprise; or

(b) for the purpose of—

(i) the administration of the enterprise, including the provision of training for persons in connection with such administration; or

(ii) making arrangements for the marketing of fish or fish products on behalf of persons participating in the enterprise.

(2) For the purposes of this section, a co-operative enterprise in the fish industry means an enterprise for the carrying out of proposals designed to organise, promote, encourage, develop or co-ordinate any form of co-operation in the fishing industry, including co-operation and mutual assistance in production, storage, preparation for market (including processing) , marketing, transport, the provision of buildings, equipment and services for fishermen, research and other incidental activities.

(3) No grants shall be made in pursuance of a scheme under this section to any body in connection with any enterprise if the body is not registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 [1969 c.24] at the time when the grant would, but for this subsection, become payable.

3 Grants in relation to fish processing.N.I.

The Ministry may in accordance with a scheme make, to any person carrying on or proposing to carry on the business of fish processing, a grant towards the approved expenditure incurred by that person for the purposes of that business and, in particular,—

(a) for the purpose of—

(i) providing any buildings, water supply, cool or cold storage facilities or other...

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