Fisheries (Amendment) Bill, 1999: Order for Second Stage.

Bill entitled an Act to amend the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1980, in relation to the composition and functions of the Central Fisheries Board and regional fisheries boards, to make certain changes to their procedures, to provide for the establishment of their committees, to provide for the transfer of assets between the boards, to provide for the establishment of a National Salmon Commission to advise the Minister on matters relating to the national salmon resource, to provide for a scheme for the tagging of wild salmon and sea trout, to amend the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991, to provide for the appointment of management committees of fisheries co-operative societies and for related purposes, to make consequential amendments to the Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959, to amend the Marine Institute Act, 1991, to waive the payment of accrued interest on certain waived advances of An Bord Iascaigh Mhara, and to provide for related matters.

I move: "That Second Stage be taken now".

Question put and agreed to.