Foreshore Act, 1933

Notice prohibiting removal of beach material from foreshore.

7.—(1) Whenever the Minister is of opinion that the removal of beach material from any area of foreshore belonging to Saorstát Eireann in respect of which no prohibitory order is in force should be restricted or controlled, the Minister may serve on any person a notice (in this section referred to as a prohibitory notice) in writing prohibiting such person from removing beach material of any kind or of any specified kind or kinds from the said area of foreshore.

(2) It shall not be lawful for any person on whom a prohibitory notice has been served to remove (otherwise than under and in accordance with a licence granted under this Act) any beach material to which such notice applies from the area of foreshore to which such notice relates.

(3) Every person who removes any beach material from any foreshore in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof, in the case of a first offence, to a fine not exceeding five pounds and, in the case of a second or any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.