Transport (Dublin Light Rail) Act, 1996

Power of Board to make bye-laws in relation to light railway.

24.—(1) The Board may make bye-laws for the management, control, operation and the regulation of a light railway and in relation to the repair, improvement, extension and development thereof and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, in relation to any one or more of the following matters:

(a) the regulation of the times of arrival and departure of light railway vehicles,

(b) the prevention of the commission of nuisances in or upon its light railway vehicles,

(c) the prevention of damage to light railway vehicles,

(d) the removal from or the prohibition of the use on a light railway line of any vehicle or thing which is or may become a danger to life, health, the operation or maintenance of a light railway or would otherwise interfere with the proper operation of a light railway,

(e) the fixing, altering, charging and recovery of fares, fees, tolls and charges in respect of the travelling upon or use of light railway vehicles,

(f) the general regulation, subject to any statutory provisions in that behalf, of the travelling upon or use of light railway vehicles and the working of light railway transport services by the Board,

(g) the safe custody and redelivery or disposal of any property found on or in any light railway vehicles of the Board and the fixing of charges in respect thereof.

(2) Bye-laws under this section may contain such incidental, subsidiary and ancillary provisions as the Board considers necessary or expedient for the purposes of the bye-laws.

(3) A person who contravenes a bye-law under this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.