Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act, 1948

Extension of powers of court in certain proceedings.

33.—(1) The powers of a court before which proceedings are brought in respect of—

(a) a nuisance in relation to a temporary dwelling, or

(b) a contravention in relation to a temporary dwelling or vessel in coastal waters of a bye-law made under this Part of this Act,

shall include power to make an order prohibiting or restricting the erection or retention of the temporary dwelling or vessel at such places or within such area as may be specified in the order.

(2) A person who contravenes an order made by virtue of this section, or who, being the occupier of land, permits such a contravention to take place on that land, shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding two pounds for each day on which the offence is continued.