Harbours Act, 1946

Certain prohibitions or restrictions in contracts of tenancy to be void.

168.—(1) Where by or under a contract of tenancy, whether made before or after the passing of this Act, of any lands or premises to which this section applies, the carrying on upon such lands or in such premises of any shipping business or any other business or trade incidental to the use of a port purports to be prohibited or restricted in any manner, such prohibition or restriction shall be void and of no effect.

(2) This section does not apply to any private residence or to any lands or premises belonging to the State or a harbour authority but, save as aforesaid, it applies to all lands and premises situated within a distance of one quarter of a mile from the limits of a harbour.