Oil Pollution of the Sea (Amendment) Act, 1977

Amendment of section 3 of Act of 1956.

8.—Section 3 of the Act of 1956 is hereby amended by the substitution for the definition of “harbour authority” of the following definition—

“harbour authority” means—

(a) in the case of a harbour to which the Harbours Act, 1946 (No. 9 of 1946), applies, the harbour authority under that Act,

(b) in the case of a harbour under the control and management of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, the Commissioners,

(c) in the case of a fishery harbour centre to which the Fishery Harbour Centres Act, 1968 (No. 18 of 1968), applies, the Minister for Fisheries, and

(d) in any other case, the person entitled to charge rates in respect of vessels entering or using the harbour.