Litter Pollution Act, 1997


Related and Consequential Amendments and Commencement

Amendment and repeal of certain enactments.

35.—(1) The Local Government Act, 1994 , is hereby amended—

(a) in section 37(3) by the deletion of paragraphs (b) and (c),

(b) by the substitution of “£1,500” for “£1,000”—

(i) in paragraph (i) of section 37(4),

(ii) in section 40(1), and

(iii) in paragraph (c) of section 40(4), and

(c) in section 40, by the substitution of the following for subsection (10):

“In this section 'authorised person' means a person authorised in writing by a local authority for the purpose of this section or, except in the case of subsection (5), a member of the Garda Síochána.”.

(2) Paragraph (a) of section 17(2) of the Control of Dogs Act 1986 , is hereby repealed.

(3) The Litter Act, 1982 , is hereby repealed.