Fishing Licence for Angling Club using Lake or Pond
This Fishing Licence for Angling Club using Lake or Pond can be used by a landowner to grant fishing rights to the trustees of an angling club. The Licence permits the members of the club to fish in a lake or pond on the landowner’s property. The club must be fishing for pleasure and not for business purposes.
This Licence should be used where the licensee is an angling club and the body of water in question is a lake or pond. Please see our alternative templates for use where the licensee is an individual or for fishing in rivers.
Clause 1 contains definitions.
The Fishing Rights are defined as the right to fish in a specified body of water using rod and line. There is an optional right to carry fish away.
The Licensor can use the “Permitted Days” and “Permitted Hours” definitions to specify the times at which the Licensee may exercise the Fishing Rights.
The definitions of Parking Area and Water make optional reference to a plan. It is recommended that a plan is included so that the extent of the land being used is clear.
Clause 2 contains the grant of the Licence and the right to use the Parking Area.
Clause 3 contains the Licensee’s covenants. These cover payment of the Licence Fee, exercising the Fishing Rights in accordance with laws and byelaws, and a requirement for the Licensee to maintain public liability insurance.
Clause 4 contains some standard clauses including a requirement for notices to be served in accordance with section 196 of the Law of Property Act 1925. This means that notices should be delivered by hand or sent by recorded or special delivery post. If the notice is sent by recorded or special delivery post, service is deemed to occur at the time at which the letter would “in the ordinary course” be delivered.
Optional phrases/clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.
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