Maritime Safety Act 2005

Exemptions from bye-laws under section 6 .

18.—Bye-laws made under section 6 do not apply to craft operated in the course of duty of—

(a) the authority concerned,

(b) the Garda Síochána,

(c) the Defence Forces,

(d) the Revenue Commissioners,

(e) the Central Fisheries Board or a Regional Fisheries Board (within the meaning of the Fisheries Act 1980 ),

(f) the Irish Coast Guard,

(g) the Commissioners of Irish Lights, or

(h) the Royal National Lifeboat Institution,

or any craft involved in bona fide law enforcement, emergency or rescue missions.