Foreshore (Amendment) Act 1992

Provisions relating to prosecution of summary offences.


F9[7. (1) A summary offence under the Foreshore Acts 1933 to 2009 may be prosecuted by

(a) so far as relates to an offence under section 6, 7, 13 or 14 of the Act of 1933, or section 6 of this Act, the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government,

(b) so far as relates to an offence under section 8(2) of the Act of 1933, the appropriate Minister, or

(c) a local authority in respect of any area of seashore which is in whole or in part within its functional area or contiguous thereto.]

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 10 (4) of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851, summary proceedings for an offence under this Act may be commenced at any time within twelve months from the date on which the offence was committed.




Substituted (15.01.2010) by Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Act 2009 (39/2009), s. 19, commenced as per s. 1(4).