§ MR. MARJORIBANKS (Berwickshire)
asked the Lord Advocate, Whether, on or about May 22 last, a bye-law was framed by a Committee of the Scottish Fishery Board and forwarded to the Secretary for Scotland, having for its object the prohibition of trawling in the Firth of Clyde; and, whether it is intended to give effect to this proposed bye-law; and, if not, why not?
§ THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. H. A. MACDONALD) (Edinburgh and St. Andrew's Universities)
The bye-law referred to by the right hon. Member is before the Secretary for Scotland, and is still under consideration, various ob- 202 jections having been made to its being confirmed.