S.I. No. 198/1964 - Grand Canal Bye-Law (Confirmation) Order, 1964.

S.I. No. 198 of 1964.


I, ERSKINE H. CHILDERS, Minister for Transport and Power, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 22 of the Transport Act, 1950 (No. 12 of 1950), and the Transport, Fuel and Power (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1959 ( S.I. No. 125 of 1959 ), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Grand Canal Bye-law (Confirmation) Order, 1964.

2. The bye-law (set out in the Schedule to this Order) made by Córas Iompair Éireann on the 7th day of November, 1963, in lieu of Bye-law No. 37 (confirmed by the Grand Canal Bye-law (Confirmation) Order, 1953 ( S.I. No. 162 of 1953 )) is hereby confirmed and shall come into operation on the 5th day of August, 1964.


No person navigating any vessel on the canal shall have on board the same—

(1) passengers or persons exceeding twelve in number in addition to her duly appointed crew ; or

(2) any scythe, hook, or other instrument for cutting grass or corn 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 5th day of August, 1964.


Minister for Transport and Power.


The effect of this Order is to remove the restrictions imposed by the former Bye-law No. 37 of the Grand Canal Bye-laws on the carrying of firearms and fishing tackle on vessels traversing the Grand Canal.