Foreshore (Amendment) Act, 1992

Provisions relating to prosecution of summary offences.

7.—(1) A summary offence under the Foreshore Acts, 1933 and 1992, may be prosecuted by—

(a) the Minister, or

(b) a local authority in respect of any area of seashore which is in whole or in part within its functional area or contiguous thereto.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 10 (4) of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851 , summary proceedings for an offence under this Act may be commenced at any time within twelve months from the date on which the offence was committed.