Customs-Free Airport (Amendment) Act, 1958

Amendment of section 6 of the Principal Act.

10.—Section 6 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion after subsection (2) of the following subsections:

“(2A) Neither—

(a) goods brought directly into the airport from outside the State, nor

(b) goods brought into the airport from another part of the State which are liable to a duty of customs or excise and in respect of which the duty has not been paid,

shall be used for personal use or consumption within the airport or sold by retail therein.

(2B) Any person who receives or disposes of or assists any person concerned in receiving or disposing of, or who has in his possession, goods, knowing that in respect of the goods a contravention of any of the preceding subsections of this section has occurred or is intended, shall be guilty of an offence against the Customs Acts and shall for each such offence forfeit either treble the value of the goods, including the duty payable thereon, or one hundred pounds, at the election of the Revenue Commissioners, and he may either be detained or proceeded against by summons.”, and

(b) the insertion in subsection (3) after “contravention of” of “subsection (1) or subsection (2) of ” and after “this section” of “or who contravenes or is concerned in contravening or assists any person concerned in contravening subsection (2A) of this section ”.