Harbours Act, 1996


Preliminary and General

Short title and commencement.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Harbours Act, 1996.

(2) (a) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders made by the Minister, may be fixed therefor, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions.

(b) An order under this subsection may as respects the repeal effected by section 5 (2) of the enactments mentioned in the Second Schedule fix different days for the repeal of different such enactments or for the repeal for different purposes of any such enactment.

(c) An order under this subsection in relation to subsection (4) or (5) of section 88 shall only be made with the consent of the Minister for the Environment.