Foreshore Act 1933
F138[Regulations relating to the submission of observations by certain bodies.
18A.— (1) The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government may, following consultation with the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, by regulations under this section, prescribe—
(a) bodies for the purposes of submitting observations to the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government or the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or to both in respect of an application—
(i) for a lease under section 2,
(ii) for a licence under section 3,
(iii) for an order under section 9,
(iv) for an approval under section 10,
(v) for a consent under section 13, or
(vi) to which sections 13A and 19A relate,
and different bodies may be prescribed in respect of applications under subparagraph (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) or (vi), and
(b) periods within which a body specified in regulations under this Act—
(i) where the body is a public authority, is required (in respect of one or more classes of application as provided for by paragraph (a) of this subsection) to submit observations,
(ii) where the body is a public authority not so required or is any other body, may (in respect of one or more classes of application as so provided) submit observations,
and different periods may be prescribed in respect of different classes of application as so provided.
(2) Regulations under this section may provide for such ancillary, supplementary or consequential measures as appear to the Minister to be necessary.
(3) Regulations to which sections 13A and 19A relate may be amended or revoked under this section.
(4) In this section ‘public authority’ means—
(a) a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001,
(b) the Environmental Protection Agency,
(c) the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland,
(d) a harbour authority within the meaning of the Harbours Acts 1946 to 2005,
(e) a harbour company under the Harbours Acts 1996 to 2009,
(f) a company under the Companies Acts, in which all the shares are held by or on behalf of or jointly with one or more than one body to which this subsection relates.]
Inserted (15.01.2010) by Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Act 2009 (39/2009), s. 12, commenced as per s. 1(4).
Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (25.08.2011) by Foreshore Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 353 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 1(b).