Lough Corrib Navigation Act, 1945

Abandonment or transfer of portion of the Navigation.

13.—(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in section 45 of the Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1888, the Minister may, on the application of the Board of Trustees or of any interested person, by order authorise the abandonment, or the transfer to a drainage authority or a contributing local authority, of any portion of the Navigation or works forming part thereof.

(2) Any transfer to a drainage authority under this section shall be subject to the prior consent of that drainage authority.

(3) Before making an order authorising any abandonment or transfer under this section, the Minister shall satisfy himself as to the manner in which the abandoned or transferred works will be dealt with or the use to which they shall be put.