S.I. No. 162/1953 - Grand Canal Bye-Law (Confirmation) Order, 1953.

S.I. No. 162 of 1953.


I, SEÁN F. LEMASS, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 22 of the Transport Act, 1950 (No. 12 of 1950), hereby order as follows :—

1. This Order may be cited as the Grand Canal-Bye-Law (Confirmation) Order, 1953.

2. The bye-law (set out in the Schedule to this Order) made by the Board of Córas Iompair Eireann on the 5th day of February, 1953, in lieu of Bye-Law No. 37 of the bye-laws of the former Grand Canal Company, is hereby confirmed and shall come into operation on the 1st day of June, 1953.


No person navigating any vessel on the Grand Canal shall have on board the same :—

1. Passengers or persons exceeding 12 in number in addition to her duly appointed crew ;

2. Any scythe, hook, or other instrument for cutting grass or corn ; or

Any gun or other firearms ; or

Any net, spear, fishing-rod, or other fishing tackle,

unless the same bona-fide forms part of the cargo carried for hire nor shall any such person use the same on the canal or towing-path, or on any land adjoining the canal or towing-path.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 16th day of May, 1953.


Minister for Industry and Commerce.