Harbours Act, 1996

Harbour bye-laws.

42.—(1) (a) Without prejudice to section 71 , (which concerns pilotage bye-laws), a company may make bye-laws with respect to the use of, and the safety of navigation within, its harbour and generally with respect to the regulation of its harbour and property.

(b) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (a), a company may, in relation to its harbour, make bye-laws for all or any of the purposes mentioned in Part I of the Sixth Schedule .

(2) A person who contravenes a provision of bye-laws made under this section shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) A bye-law made under—

(a) section 60 of the Act of 1946, or

(b) any enactment relating to Dún Laoghaire Harbour,

that is in force immediately before the relevant vesting day and relates to a company's harbour shall continue in force in relation to that harbour as if made under this section and may be amended or revoked accordingly by the said company.