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Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 1390

The Channel Tunnel (Amendment of the Fisheries Act 1981) Order 1994

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1994 No. 1390

CHANNEL TUNNEL

The Channel Tunnel (Amendment of the Fisheries Act 1981) Order 1994

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Made23rd May 1994
Laid before Parliament10th June 1994
Coming into force1st July 1994

    The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with agriculture in Scotland and Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 11(1)(d), (2)(b) and (3)(b) and 13(1) and (2) of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987[1] and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:
    Title and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Channel Tunnel (Amendment of the Fisheries Act 1981) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 1st July 1994.
    Amendment of the Fisheries Act 1981 in its application to the tunnel system
        2.    The Fisheries Act 1981[2] shall be amended as followsin section 4 (levies), at the end of subsection (8)(b) there shall be added—
        "and references to the landing of fish or fish products include references to bringing them through the tunnel system as defined in the Channel Tunnel Act 1987."


In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on 18th May 1994.

L.S.
Gillian Shephard

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food


Hector Monro

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Scottish Office

20th May 1994

Gwilym Jones

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Welsh Office

23rd May 1994






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order amends the Fisheries Act 1981 in its application to the tunnel system. The effect is that a levy can be imposed by the Sea Fish Industry Authority on fish or fish products which are brought through the Channel Tunnel, in the same way as the levy imposed pursuant to section 4 of that Act on fish and fish products which are landed in the United Kingdom.



ISBN 0 11 044390 X




Notes:

[1] 1987 c. 53;

[2] "the appropriate Minister" is defined in section 13(1).

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