PART I PRELIMINARY
1.This Act may be cited as the Fisheries Act.
2.In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
"authorised officer" means any person appointed by the Director-General to be an authorised officer under section 3 (2);
"Authority" means the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority established under section 3 of the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority Act (Cap. 5);
"Director-General" means the Director-General, Agri-Food and Veterinary Services appointed under section 3 (1) of the Animals and Birds Act (Cap. 7);
"estuarine waters" means waters extending from the mouth of a river to the uppermost point upstream penetrated by sea water at the highest tide of the year and references to estuarine fishing and estuarine fisheries shall be construed accordingly;
"fish" includes any of the varieties of marine, brackish water or fresh water fishes, crustacea, aquatic mollusca, turtles, marine sponges, trepang and any other form of aquatic life and the young and eggs thereof;