Coast Protection Act, 1963


1.—In this Act—

“certificate of completion” means a certificate issued under subsection (1) of section 18;

“coast protection scheme” means a scheme under section 6;

“the Commissioners” means the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland;

“county” includes county borough and, in relation to a county borough, “council” shall be construed as meaning the corporation of the borough;

“local authority” means a body which is—

(a) the council of a county,

(b) the corporation of a county or other borough, or

(c) the council of an urban district;

“promoting authority” means a council who have made a declaration under subsection (3) of section 2, being, in a case in which one of two or more councils of counties has been named pursuant to subsection (4) of that section, the council so named;

“protected lands” has the meaning specified in paragraph (b) of section 7;

“reserved function” means—

(a) in the case of a corporation of a county borough, a reserved function for the purposes of the enactments relating to the management of that county borough, and

(b) in any other case, a reserved function for the purposes of the County Management Acts, 1940 to 1955.