(1) A person must not release into any waters any live fish except under the authority of a permit issued by the Minister or an aquaculture permit.
Maximum penalty: In the case of a corporation, 100 penalty units or, in any other case, 50 penalty units.(2) This section does not apply to the immediate return of fish to waters from which they were taken.(3) This section applies only to the release of fish into the sea, into a river, creek or other flowing stream of water or into a lake.(4) In this section, release a fish, includes depositing them or permitting them to escape.