Marine Institute Act, 1991


1.—In this Act—

“the establishment day” means the day appointed by section 2 of this Act to be the establishment day;

“functions” includes powers and duties;

“the Institute” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3 of this Act;

“the Minister” means the Minister for the Marine;

“marine” means of, in, near, concerned with or belonging to the sea and tidal waters, inhabiting, found or got from the sea or from non-tidal waters;

“research and development” includes research into all pure and applied sciences, including economics and social sciences, investigations, tests, experiments, analyses and other studies and the application of science and technology to innovation and development.