Coast Protection Act, 1963

Further declaration by promoting authority.

5.—(1) Where, pursuant to subsection (3) of section 4 of this Act, the Commissioners report a determination by them that the circumstances are such that the preparation and execution of a coast protection scheme is feasible, the promoting authority, after consideration of the report, shall—

(a) declare that a coast protection scheme is not to be proceeded with, or

(b) declare that the Commissioners should be asked to prepare and execute a coast protection scheme.

(2) A declaration under paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of this section shall include a declaration that the promoting authority will make in relation to the coast protection scheme—

(a) any contribution which may become proper to be made by them under section 16 of this Act, and

(b) any payment which may become proper to be made by them consequent upon a notice served under subsection (2) or subsection (3) of section 26 of this Act.

(3) The consideration of a report and the making of a declaration under this section shall be a reserved function.