Harbours Act, 1946

Abolition of city dues at Dublin Harbour.

182.—(1) In this section the expression “the Corporation” means the Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Dublin.

(2) The Minister may, if he so thinks fit, by order declare that, on and from a specified day,—

(a) the charges commonly known as City dues chargeable at Dublin Harbour shall cease to be charged, and

(b) any obligations of the Corporation (whether acquired under charter or by statute or otherwise) whereof the said dues or any part thereof were in consideration shall cease.

(3) The order under this section may contain such supplemental and ancillary provisions as the Minister thinks proper, including provision for the payment by the Dublin Port and Docks Board to the Corporation of such sum as the Minister thinks proper towards compensating the Corporation for loss sustained by them owing to the operation of the order.

(4) An order under this section shall have the force of law in accordance with its terms.