Tourist Traffic Act 1970

Amendment of Tourist Traffic Act, 1939.

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6.The Tourist Traffic Act, 1939, is hereby amended—

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( b) by the insertion after section 24 (1) ( g) (inserted by section 2 (1) ( b) of the Act of 1966) of the following—

“( h) a register to be called and known and in this Act referred to as the register of approved holiday cottages.”,

( c) by the insertion after section 25 ( g) (inserted by section 2 (1) ( c) of the Act of 1966) of the following—

“( h) the general character, the type of accommodation and services provided, and the other qualifications which shall be requisite in respect of any premises in order that such premises may be eligible for registration in the register of approved holiday cottages.”,

( d) by the insertion after section 37B (inserted by section 2 (1) ( e) of the Act of 1966) of the following section:

“37C. (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 an approved holiday cottage, approved holiday house, approved holiday home or approved holiday villa, or as being of any other description prescribed for the purposes of this section, unless the premises are registered in the register of approved holiday cottages 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 a fine not exceeding fifty pounds together with, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine not exceeding two pounds 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.”,

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( e) by the insertion in section 45 (1) after “camping sites,” (inserted by section 2 (1) ( f) of the Act of 1966) of “ premises registered in the register of approved holiday cottages,”.

Annotations:

Amendments:

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Repealed (28.05.2003) by National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003 (10/2003), s. 5 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 205 of 2003.

Editorial Notes:

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The repeal of subs. (a) appears to be connected with the dissolution of Bord Fáilte Éireann (previously the Irish Tourist Board) which made this subsection redundant.