What is Fisheries Act 1981?

Legal Definition
The Fisheries Act 1981 (1981 c. 29) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

With regards to the sea fishing industry, the Act established the Sea Fish Industry Authority, which was given the duty to promote the efficiency of the industry in the UK, and provided for financial assistance to the industry.

The Act also made new provisions with regard to fish farming, and enabled the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland to spend money on fisheries protection in Northern Irish waters.
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