23:3-47. Application for and granting of license; fee; term
A person who intends to take fish with shirred or purse seines, otter or beam trawls in the waters of the Atlantic ocean within the jurisdiction of this State shall make application to the commissioner for a license for that purpose for each vessel proposed to be engaged in the fishing.
The commissioner upon the receipt of the application and the payment to him of the sum of $100.00 for each vessel proposed to be engaged in the fishing, shall issue to the applicant a license for the vessel to take with shirred or purse seine, otter or beam trawl, fish of any kind, excepting striped bass, in the waters of the Atlantic ocean within the jurisdiction of this State at a distance of not less than 2 miles from the coast line. The license shall expire on December 31 in the year in which it is issued.
Amended by L.1948, c. 174, p. 916, s. 2, eff. June 12, 1948: L.1975, c. 116, s. 8, eff. June 3, 1975; L.1979, c. 199, s. 65, eff. Sept. 19, 1979.
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