SAFFA

(redirected from Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act)
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SAFFASalmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act (UK)
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The men were caught following investigations by the Environment Agency and Durham Police, and pleaded guilty to offences against the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act.
Last November it was alleged a group of children in the care of council staff paddled rafts in the river and it led to the case under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act.
But he later pleaded guilty to five charges of using a prohibited instrument under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.
The men were arrested and subsequently charged with using an unlicensed instrument under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.
Section 30 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 makes it an offence to introduce fish into any inland water without the Agency's consent, as any unauthorised transfer of fish that haven't passed health checks carries with it serious risks of disease to the resident fish from parasites carried by the newcomer.
Agency officials in Cardiff told baby Anthony he faced a pounds 2,500 fine for contravening the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act. But mum Tracey, 29, from Ross-on-Wye, said the closest Anthony gets to water is his daily bath.
The defendant was fined pounds 1,000 and ordered to pay pounds 250 costs after pleading guilty to using an unlicensed net contrary to Section 27 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.
The angler was convicted of fishing for trout with a rod and line on the River Elwy at Llanfair TH weir at the end of last October, without a licence, contrary to the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act.
Breached the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 by fishing with a device other than a rod and line on November 26.
Now the Environment Agency Wales is prosecuting them under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.
Falkirk Sheriff Court heard the men, who had a permit to fish the river, left their net in the water for more than half-an- hour - breaching the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act.
Evans admitted using a snatch to take salmon or migratory trout, contrary to the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975, and wilfully obstructing a constable.