Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Act 2009

Amendment of section 2 (power for Minister to make leases of foreshore) of Act of 1933.

7.— Section 2 of the Act of 1933 is amended—

(a) by inserting the following after subsection (1):

“(1A) Where the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (being the appropriate Minister) is considering making a lease in accordance with this section, then the Minister so considering shall consult with the other Minister on the matter before deciding on whether or not to make the lease.”,


(b) by substituting the following for subsection (3):

“(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, no lease reserving a rent or other annual payment exceeding €63,250 a year shall be made under this section without the sanction of the Minister for Finance.”.