Oil Pollution of the Sea (Civil Liability and Compensation) (Amendment) Act, 1998

Amendment of section 37 of Principal Act.

15.—Section 37 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3):

“(3) Proceedings for an offence under this Act may be taken in any place in the State and the offence may for all incidental purposes be treated as having been committed in that place.”, and

(b) the deletion of subsection (4) (inserted by paragraph 5 of the Second Schedule to the Sea Pollution Act, 1991 ).