Dumping at Sea Act 1996

Prohibition of disposal of offshore installations and certain substances or material.

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4. (1) Subject to section 5 of this Act, a person who deliberately disposes of, or permits the disposal of, in the maritime area, an offshore installation or any substance or material from any such installation, and the person in charge of, and the owner of, the offshore installation concerned, shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person who deliberately disposes of, or permits the disposal of, in the maritime area—

( a) low, intermediate and high level radioactive substances or material, or

( b) toxic, harmful or noxious substances,

and the master and the owner of the vessel, or the pilot in command and the owner of the aircraft or the person in charge of and the owner of the offshore installation concerned, as the case may be, shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) F11 [ ]

(4) F12 [ ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F11

Repealed (1.08.2014) by Radiological Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (20/2014), s. 33, S.I. No. 354 of 2014.

F12

Repealed (1.08.2014) by Radiological Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (20/2014), s. 33, S.I. No. 354 of 2014.

Editorial Notes:

E5

Previous affecting provision: subss. (3) and (4) substituted and inserted (15.02.2010) by Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Act 2009 (39/2009), s. 32, commenced as per s. 1(5); repealed as per F-note above.