Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Harbours Act 1996
No. 11 of 1996

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act in relation to Wicklow Port Company 10 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 6) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 184 of 2002), art. 2
Whole Act in relation to the Port of Waterford Company 11 January 1999 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No 4) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 542 of 1998), art. 2 
Ss. 1-6 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(a)
Ss. 1-6 other than section 5(2) in so far as it relates to the Pilotage Act 1913 and the Pilotage (Amendment) Act 1962 in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 2(a)
S. 5(2), other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company, in so far as it relates to the Pilotage Act 1913 and the Pilotage (Amendment) Act 1962 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(a) 
Ss. 7-54 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(a)
Ss. 7-54 in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 2(b)
S. 55 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(a)
S. 56 in so far as it relates to sections 55, 58, 59 and 72 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(b)
Ss. 55-57 in relation to Dundalk Port Company in so far as they are not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order pursuant to the Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 253 of 1997) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 55-57, other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company, as it  is not in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
S. 58 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(c)
S. 58 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company, in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
S. 58 in relation to Dundalk Port Company in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order pursuant to the Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 253 of 1997) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 59 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company, in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
S. 59 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(c)
S. 59 in relation to Dundalk Port Company in so far as they are not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order pursuant to the Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 253 of 1997) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 60-71 in relation to Dundalk Port Company) (in so far as they are not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order pursuant to the Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I.No. 253 of 1997) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 60-71 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
S. 72 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(c)
S. 72 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
Ss. 72-80 in relation to Dundalk Port Company in so far as they are not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order pursuant to the Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 73-80 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company in so far as it is not already in operation immediately before the making of this Order 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(b)
Ss. 81-83 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
Ss. 81-83(1)  in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 2(c)
S. 83(2) other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(c)
S. 84 in so far as it relates to section 71 (other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company) 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(d)
S. 84 other than in so far as it relates to s. 71 Not yet commenced. Requires a commencement order under s. 1(2)
S. 84 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 85 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 85  in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 2(c)
Ss. 86 1 September 2006 Harbours Act, 1996 (Sections 86 and 87) (Commencement Order) 2006 (S.I. No. 446 of 2006), art. 2
S. 86 (in relation to Dundalk Port Company) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 87 1 September 2006 Harbours Act, 1996 (Sections 86 and 87) (Commencement Order) 2006 (S.I. No. 446 of 2006), art. 2
S. 87 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 88 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 88(2) and the other provisions of s. 88 in so far as they relate to s. 88 (2) 8 December 1999 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 1999 (S.I. No. 393 of 1999), art. 2
S. 89  in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 89 in relation to each local authority 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(b)
S. 90  in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(c)
S. 90 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 91 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 91 in relation to each local authority 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(b)
 S. 92 in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(c)
S. 92 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 92 in relation to each harbour authority 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(a)
S. 93 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 93 in relation to each harbour authority 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(a)
 S. 94 in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(c)
Ss. 94, 95  in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 95 in relation to each harbour authority 3 March 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1997 (S.I. 95 of 1997), art. 3(a)
Ss. 96-104  (in relation to Dundalk Port Company) 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
Ss. 96-104 in relation to the companies specified in the Schedule to this Order 3 March 1997 Harbours Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 95 of 1997), art. 2(d)
Ss. 105 in relation to Dundalk Port Company 9 May 2002 Harbours Acts, 1996 and 2000 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order, 2002 (S.I. No. 181 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 105 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Dundalk Port Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company 26 July 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order, 1997 (S.I. 324 of 1997) art. 2(e)
Schs. 1-6 other than in relation to Arklow Harbour Company, Port of Waterford Company and Wicklow Port Company in so far as they are not in operation 16 June 1997 Harbours Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997 (S.I. 253 of 1997), art. 2(d)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Modified 61/2015
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 842 of 2005, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule
Vesting day appointed in relation to Port of Waterford Company S.I. No. 543 of 1998, art. 2
Vesting day prescribed S.I. No. 96 of 1997, art. 2
S. 2 def. "Minister" substit. 26/2009, s. 2
S. 2(1) am. 61/2015, s. 37
  13/2015, ss. 1(2), 36(a)
  21/2000, s.2 (a)
S. 2(3)(a) am. 21/2000, s.2 (b)
S. 3(3), non applic. of. 21/2000, s.3
S. 6(1) substit. 11/2005, ss. 1 (10), 58 (a)
S. 6(2) substit. 13/2015, ss. 1(2), 36(b)
  11/2005, ss. 1 (10), 58 (a)
S. 6(5)(b) amended 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 1
S. 6A, new s. 11/2005, ss. 1 (10), 58 (b)
S. 7, co. estab. under exempt from tax. 22/1997, ss. 62 (3), 166 (9)
S. 7(2) vesting day appointed for the purposes of S.I. No. 183 of 2002, art. 2
  S.I. No. 182 of 2002, art. 2
S. 8(2), subsec. substit. 21/2000, s.4
S. 9 substit. 26/2009, s. 3(1)(a)
S. 10 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 11(4)(d) del. with saver 26/2009, s. 4
S. 12A s. ins. 26/2009, s. 5
S. 12A application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
a. 14(6) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 15, schedule pt. 2 item 12
S. 14(6)(a) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 14, schedule pt. 1 item 8
S. 14(6), am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 14, sch. 2, pt. 2
S. 14(6)(a) am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 13, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 14(6)(b) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 14, schedule pt. 1 item 8
S. 14(6)(b) am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 13, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 14(12)(b) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 14, schedule pt. 1 item 8
S. 14(12)(b) am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 13, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 15 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 15(2) substit. 26/2009, s. 6(a)
S. 15(4)(a) substit. 26/2009, s. 6(b)
S. 17 substituted 61/2015, s. 38
S. 17 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 17(1)(b)(i) am. 26/2009, s. 8(a)(i)
S. 17(1)(d) def. "local authority director" del. 26/2009, s. 8(a)(ii)
S. 17(3)(a) substit. 26/2009, s. 8(b)
S. 18 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 19 constr. of refs. 10/2011, s. 16(4)
S. 19(1)(e) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(a)
S. 19(4), subsec. ins. 21/2000, s.5
S. 22-23 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 23 trans. of cert. functns. under. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20 & Sch. 2 pt. 1
S. 23(1)(b) substit. 26/2009, s. 9(a)
S. 23(2) substit. 26/2009, s. 9(b)
S. 24(1)(a), (b) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 2
S. 25(1) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 3
  10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(b)
  21/2000, s.6
S. 25(2)(a) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(c)
S. 25(2)(b) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 3
S. 26(1) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(d)(i)
S. 26(1A) ins. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(d)(ii)
S. 27 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 28 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 28(1) am. 26/2009, s. 10(a)
S. 28(4) am. 26/2009, s. 10(b)(i)
S. 28(4)(e) am. 26/2009, s. 10(b)(ii)
S. 28(4)(f) par. ins. 26/2009, s. 10(b)(ii)
S. 30 substituted 61/2015, s. 39(1)
S. 30 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 6(1), 8, 11
S. 30(1) substit. 26/2009, s. 11(1)(a). See also s. 11(3)-(5)
S. 30(3) am. 26/2009, s. 11(1)(b). See also s. 11(3)-(5)
S. 30(4)-(5) application extended 61/2015, s. 6(3)
S. 30(6) del. 26/2009, s. 11(1)(c). See also s. 11(3)-(5)
S. 30(6) appointments under S.I. No. 34 of 2002, reg. 3 & schedule
S. 30(7) application extended 61/2015, s. 6(3)
S. 30(8) ins. 26/2009, s. 11(1)(d). See also s. 11(3)-(5)
S. 30(9) application extended 61/2015, s. 6(3)
S. 30(11)-(12) application extended 61/2015, s. 6(3)
S. 30A inserted 61/2015, s. 40
S. 32 substituted 61/2015, s. 41
S. 32 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 33, saver from disclosure. 30/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 41, sch. 3
  13/1997, ss. 1(2), (3), 32, sch. 3
S. 34 substituted 61/2015, s. 42(1)
S. 34 application extended 61/2015, s. 6(3)
S. 35 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 35(2)(a) am. 21/2000, s. 7(a)
S. 35(3) substit. 21/2000, s. 7(b)
S. 35(5) am. 21/2000, s. 7(c)
S. 36 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 37(2) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 4
S. 38 applied with modifications S.I. No. 188 of 1997, regs. 2, 4(a), (b)
S. 40 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 41 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 41(1) substituted 61/2015, s. 43
S. 41(6) funds, schemes & arrangements deemed to have been in force S.I. No. 325 of 1997, reg. 6
S. 41(7)(b) applied with modifications S.I. No. 325 of 1997, reg. 7
S. 41(10) substit. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6, 76(e)
S. 41(11) application extended 61/2015, s. 31(1)(c)
S. 42(1A) ins. 13/2015, ss. 1(2), 36(c)(i)
S. 42(2A) ins. 13/2015, ss. 1(2), 36(c)(ii)
S. 42(4) ins. 21/2000, s. 8
S. 42(4) (5) substit. and ins. 11/2005, ss. 1(10), 58(c)
S. 42A ins. 13/2015, ss. 1(2), 36(d)
S. 43 s. 21/2000, s. 1
S. 43 transfer under S.I. No. 361 of 2011, arts. 3(1), 4, 5
S. 43 time period specified S.I. No. 283 of 2000, art. 9
S. 43(1A) inserted 61/2015, s. 44
S. 44 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
S. 44(1)(b) substituted 61/2015, s. 45
S. 44(1)(ba) inserted 61/2015, s. 45
S. 52 constr. refs. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 6(2)
S. 52 saver 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 15(1)(b)
S. 52(4) function transferred 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 23, 24, 26-28
S. 56(1) application restricted S.I. No. 325 of 1997, reg. 3(1)
S. 56(1A), ins. 21/2000, s. 9
S. 56(2) applied with modifications S.I. No. 325 of 1997, reg. 5
S. 57 substit. 26/2009, s. 12
S. 58A ins. 14/2010, s. 93(1)
S. 59 application restricted S.I. No. 325 of 1997, reg. 4(a)
S. 64(3) substit. 26/2009, s. 13
S. 69 rep. 14/2010, s. 93(2)
S. 70(1) am. 26/2009, s. 14
S. 70(3) am. 26/2009, s. 14
S. 71 (7A), subsec. ins. 21/2000, s.10
S. 72(1)(b) amended 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(a)(i)
S. 72(1)(b) substit. 61/2015, s. 46
  26/2009, s. 15
S. 72(1)(b)(i) amended 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(a)(ii)
S. 72(1)(b)(ii) amended 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(a)(iii)
S. 72(1)(c) amended 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(b)
S. 72(1)(c) substit. 61/2015, s. 46
  26/2009, s. 15
S. 72(3) amended 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(c)
S. 72(4)(a) substituted 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 76(d)
S. 79 substituted 61/2015, s. 47
S. 79(1)(c) substit. 26/2009, s. 16(a)
S. 79(1)(d) par. ins. 26/2009, s. 16(a)
S. 79(1)(e) par. ins. 26/2009, s. 16(a)
S. 79(2)(a) substit. 26/2009, s. 16(b)(i)
S. 79(2)(c) par. ins. 26/2009, s. 16(b)(ii)
S. 79(2A) ins. 26/2009, s. 16(c)
S. 83 substituted 61/2015, s. 48
S. 87(3) ins. 26/2009, s. 18(2)(a)
S. 87 Table am. 26/2009, s. 17(a)
S. 87A s. ins. 26/2009, s. 18(1)
S. 87A transfer day appointed S.I. No. 485 of 2013, art. 2
S. 88 references construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3)
S. 88(2), trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 666 of 2011, arts. 2, 3
  S.I. No. 665 of 2011, arts. 2, 3
  S.I. No. 664 of 2011, arts. 2, 3
  S.I. No. 394 of 1999, arts. 2, 3
S. 88(2)(a) am. 26/2009, s. 18(2)(b)
S. 88(6) deleted 61/2015, s. 50(2)
S. 89 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S. 89 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S. 89, constr. of certain refs. am. 37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 209 (2) (b)
S. 91(3) inserted 61/2015, s. 49
S. 92(3) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 5
S. 92(6) am. 61/2015, s. 12, sch. 2 item 5
S. 95A s. ins. 29/2006, ss. 1(2), 38
S. 98, rep. with conds. 2/1999, s.197, sch. 6, col. 3
S. 101(3) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 76(f)
S. 199 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S. 199 reserved function conferred 37/2001, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
Sch. 1 am. 26/2009, s. 17(b)
Sch. 3, para. 3 substit. 26/2009, s. 3(1)(b)(i)
Sch. 3, para. 3 am. S.I. No. 238 of 2004, arts. 1(2), 2
Sch. 3, para. 4 substit. 61/2015, s. 50(1)
  26/2009, s. 3(1)(b)(ii)
Sch. 3, para. 4 amended S.I. No. 98 of 1997, arts. 2, 3
Sch. 3, pt. 2 am. S.I. No. 193 of 2006, art.2 and table
Sch. 4, para. 1(1) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 1(1) company authorised under S.I. No. 63 of 2007, art. 2
Sch. 4, para. 1(2) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 1(3) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 1(4) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 2 am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 5(4) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 7(1) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 7(2) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 7(3) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 4, para. 8(3) am. 26/2009, s. 7(3), sch. 1
Sch. 5 application restricted 61/2015, ss. 8, 11
Sch. 5 para. 1(1) am. 61/2015, s. 39(2)(a)
Sch. 5, para. 2(1) substit. 26/2009, s. 11(2)(a). See also s. 11 (3)-(5).
Sch. 5 para 3(1) form of notice of election prescribed S.I. No. 189 of 1997, reg. 6
Sch. 5, para. 4(1) del. 26/2009, s. 11(2)(b). See also s. 11(3)-(5).
Sch. 5, para. 4(2) am. 61/2015, s. 39(2)(b)
Sch. 5, para. 6 substit. 26/2009, s. 11(2)(c). See also s. 11(3)-(5).
Sch. 5, para. 8 amended 61/2015, s. 39(2)(c)
Sch. 5, para. 11(3) substit. 26/2009, s. 11(2)(d). See also s. 11(3)-(5).
Sch. 5 para 13 form of list of electors prescribed S.I. No. 189 of 1997, reg. 15
Sch. 6, para. 46 substit. 14/2010, s. 93(3)(a)
Sch. 6, para. 47 am. 14/2010, s. 93(3)(b)
Sch. 6, pt. 2, para. 76A inserted 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(f), 77

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3(1) Port Companies (Appointment of Local Authority Directors) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 34 of 2002)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Election of Employee Directors) (Postal Voting) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 190 of 1997)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Election of Employee Directors) (General) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 189 of 1997)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Staff of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 188 of 1997)
  Port Companies (Appointment of Local Authority Directors) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 335 of 1996)
S. 3(4) Harbours Act 1996 (Extension of the pilotage district of the Port of Waterford Company) Order 2006 (Revocation) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 81 of 2014)
S. 3(5) Harbours Act 1996 (Initial Organisation of Pilotage Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 272 of 1998)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Initial Organisation of Pilotage Services) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 325 of 1997)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Staff of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 188 of 1997)
S. 7(2) Harbours Acts 1996 and 2000 (Companies) (Vesting Day) (No. 4) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 183 of 2002)
  Harbours Acts 1996 and 2000 (Companies) (Vesting Day) (No. 3) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 182 of 2002)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Companies) (Vesting Day) (No 2) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 543 of 1998)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Companies) (Vesting Day) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 96 of 1997)
S. 9(2) Harbours Act 1996 (Limits of Harbour of Port of Cork Company) (Alteration) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 487 of 2013)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Limits of Harbour of Drogheda Port Company) (Alteration) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 238 of 2004)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Limits of Harbour of Dublin Port Company) (Alteration) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 98 of 1997)
S. 30(6) Port Companies (Appointment of Local Authority Directors) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 34 of 2002)
  Port Companies (Appointment of Local Authority Directors) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 335 of 1996)
S. 43 Harbours Acts 1996 to 2009 (Transfer of Functions of Dundalk Port Company) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 361 of 2011)
  Harbours Acts 1996 and 2000 (Transfer of Functions of Foynes Port Company and Shannon Estuary Ports Company) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 283 of 2000)
S. 79 Harbours Act 1996 (Establishment of the Pilotage District of Sligo Harbour) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 206 of 2013)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Establishment of the Pilotage District of Fenit Harbour) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 205 of 2013)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Extension of the pilotage district of the Port of Waterford Company) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 193 of 2006)
S. 79(1) Harbours Act 1996 (Establishment of the Pilotage District of Bantry Bay Harbour) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 486 of 2013)
S. 87A(2)(a) Harbours Act 1996 (Section 87A) (Appointment of Transfer Day in respect of Bantry Bay Harbour) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 485 of 2013)
S. 88(2) Harbours Act 1996 (Kinsale Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2011 (S.I. No. 666 of 2011)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Baltimore and Skibbereen Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2011 (S.I. No. 665 of 2011)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Arklow Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2011 (S.I. No. 664 of 2011)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Tralee and Fenit Pier and Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2011 (S.I. No. 503 of 2011)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Wexford Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2010 (S.I. No. 292 of 2010)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Westport Port and Harbour Commissioners) Transfer Order 2009 (S.I. No. 89 of 2009)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Kilrush Harbour) Transfer Order 2009 (S.I. No. 29 of 2009)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Youghal Harbour) Transfer Order 2009 (S.I. No. 28 of 2009)
  Harbours Act 1996 (River Moy Commissioners) Transfer Order 2008 (S.I. No. 387 of 2008)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Annagassan Pier Commissioners) Transfer Order 2006 (S.I. No. 712 of 2006)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Transfer of Sligo Harbour to Sligo County Council) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 316 of 2006)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Transfer of Ballyshannon and Buncrana Harbours To Donegal County Council) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 394 of 1999)
S. 91(1) Harbours Act 1996 (Limits of Burtonport Harbour) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 8 of 2001)
  Harbours Act 1996 (Limits of Greencastle Harbour) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 7 of 2001)
Sch. 4 para. 2 Harbours Act 1996 (Compulsory Acquisition) (Dublin Port Company) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 63 of 2007)