Coast Protection Act, 1963


22.—(1) Where the Commissioners are required by section 20 of this Act to maintain any works, they may make bye-laws for the protection of the works.

(2) No bye-law made under this section shall be of any force or effect unless or until it has been confirmed by the Minister for Finance.

(3) Where the Minister for Finance confirms a bye-law made under this section, a notice of the confirmation shall be published in Iris Oifigiúil and in one or more newspapers circulating in the district in which the works to which the bye-law relates are situate,

(4) A document purporting to be a copy of a bye-law made under this section and having endorsed on it a certificate purporting to be sealed with the seal of the Commissioners declaring it to be a true copy of the bye-law shall be received in evidence in any proceedings (whether civil or criminal) in any Court as conclusive evidence of the contents of the bye-law and that it was duly made and confirmed in accordance with this section and is in force.

(5) A person who, by act or omission, contravenes a bye-law made under this section and in force shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.