Maritime Safety Act 2005
2.—(1) In this Act—
“Act of 1992” means Merchant Shipping Act 1992;
“Act of 2000” means Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Act 2000
F1["Inland waters of the State" shall be construed in accordance with section 8 of the Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021;]
“Irish waters” includes the F2[territorial sea], the waters on the landward side of the territorial seas, and the estuaries, rivers, lakes and other inland waters (whether or not artificially created or modified) of the State;
“Minister” means Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources;
F1["Territorial sea of the State" has the meaning assigned to it by the Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021.].
(2) In this Act a reference to a member of the Garda Síochána or an officer of the Permanent Defence Forces holding commissioned naval rank is a reference to that member or officer while in uniform.
(3) In this Act—
(a) a reference to a section or Part is a reference to a section or Part of this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended,
(b) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended, and
(c) a reference to any enactment is, unless the context otherwise requires, to be read as a reference to that enactment as amended or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.
Inserted (22.11.2021) by Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021 (28/2021), s. 20(3) and sch. 2 item 34(c), S.I. No. 601 of 2021, art. 2.
Substituted (22.11.2021) by Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021 (28/2021), s. 20(3) and sch. 2 item 34(a), S.I. No. 601 of 2021, art. 2.
Deleted (22.11.2021) by Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021 (28/2021), s. 20(3) and sch. 2 item 34(b), S.I. No. 601 of 2021, art. 2.
Previous affecting provision: "Inland waters of the State" amended (4.04.2006) by Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 (8/2006), s. 104(a), commenced on enactment; definition deleted as per F-note above.