Coast Protection Act, 1963

Preparation of coast protection scheme.

6.—(1) On receipt by the Commissioners from the promoting authority of a certified copy of a resolution by the promoting authority for the purposes of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section 5 of this Act, the Commissioners may, subject to the consent of the Minister for Finance and to any conditions stipulated by him, prepare a scheme for the prevention of the relevant encroachment of the sea and shall send a copy of the scheme to the promoting authority and to any other council who named the promoting authority.

(2) It shall be lawful for the Commissioners and their officers, agents or servants to enter on any lands at all reasonable times and there do all such things as may appear to them to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the preparation of a scheme under this section.