Tourist Traffic Act 1939

Conferring of powers on the Board in respect of areas to which this Part of this Act applies.

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49. (1) Whenever the Minister by order declares that an area shall be an area to which this Part of this Act applies, he may from time to time, if he so thinks proper on the application of the Board, by order do all or any of the following things, that is to say:—

( a) authorise the Board to keep, in respect of such area, such registers as the Minister shall think proper and shall specify in such order of all or any of the following, that is to say:—

(i) boarding houses and other forms of residential accommodation,

(ii) camping sites,

(iii) restaurants, cafés, and similar establishments,

(iv) cinemas, theatres, sports grounds, band promenades, premises in which games or entertainment are provided for the public, and similar places of public entertainment, and

(v) local transport services;

( b) apply in relation to any register so authorised to be kept by the Board such of the provisions of Part III of this Act as he thinks proper and so apply such provisions either with or without modification;

( c) confer on the Board such powers as he thinks proper for the preservation of the amenities of such area;

( d) confer on the Board such powers as he thinks proper in relation to the provision and control (including licensing) of guides, beach guards, and attendants at parking places in such area;

( e) make such provisions (including provisions creating offences and providing for the prosecution and punishment of offenders) ancillary to or consequential upon the keeping of any register so authorised to be kept by the Board or the exercise of any power so conferred on the Board.

(2) Whenever the Minister confers by order under this section powers on the Board for the preservation of the amenities of an area to which this Part of this Act applies and the said area or any part thereof is or is part of the area to which a planning scheme under the Town and Regional Planning Act, 1934 (No. 22 of 1934) relates, the Minister shall have regard to the provisions of such planning scheme.