Tourist Traffic Act 1939

F42 [ Caravan sites and camping sites.

37B

37B. (1) It shall not be lawful for the proprietor or occupier of any premises to describe or hold out or permit any person to describe or hold out such premises as a caravan site, caravan park, caravan camp, caravan centre, caravan estate, caravan court, caravantel, camping site, camping park, camping centre, camping estate, camping court or autocamp or as being of any other description prescribed for the purposes of this section unless the premises are registered in the register of caravan sites and camping sites and such proprietor or occupier is registered in that register as the registered proprietor of such premises.

(2) Any person who acts in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to F43 [ a fine not exceeding £ 500 together with, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine (not exceeding £ 300 in all) not exceeding £ 20 for every day during which the offence is continued. ]

(3) This section shall come into operation on such day as may be appointed in that behalf by order of the Minister. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F42

Inserted (8.02.1966) by Tourist Traffic Act 1966 (3/1966), s. 2(1)(e), commenced on enactment.

F43

Substituted (15.11.1983) by Tourist Traffic Act 1983 (31/1983), s. 3 item 9, commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):

C33

Enforcement of section extended (15.11.1983) by Tourist Traffic Act 1983 (31/1983), s. 4, commenced on enactment.

Prohibition by Circuit Court of unauthorised use of titles protected by Tourist Traffic Acts, 1939 to 1983.

4.—(1) Where a person is acting in contravention of section 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 37A, 37B, 37C or 37D of the Principal Act (as amended), the Court may, on the application of the Board, by order prohibit the continuance of the contravention.

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Editorial Notes:

E33

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.05.1969) by Tourist Traffic Act, 1939 (Commencement) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 61 of 1969).

2. The 1st day of May, 1969, is hereby appointed to be the day on which section 37B (inserted by the Tourist Traffic Act, 1966 (No. 3 of 1966)) of the Tourist Traffic Act, 1939 (No. 24 of 1939), shall come into operation.

E34

The side-note is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.