Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994


F26[Interpretation (Part IIA).

19A.(1) In this Part, except where the context otherwise requires

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána;

"consent duly given" means consent given by

(a) in the case of lands referred to in subsection (2)(a), the relevant statutory body,

(b) in the case of lands referred to in subsection (2)(b), the relevant trustees, and

(c) in any other case, the owner concerned;

"health board" means

(a) a health board established under the Health Act, 1970,

(b) the Eastern Regional Health Authority, or

(c) an Area Health Board established under the Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act, 1999;

F27["local authority" means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);]

"object" includes any temporary dwelling (within the meaning of section 69 of the Roads Act, 1993) and an animal of any kind or description;

"owner" means

(a) in relation to land, the person lawfully entitled

(i) to possession, and

(ii) to the immediate use and enjoyment,

of the land as the owner, lessee, ten-and or otherwise, or any person acting on behalf of that person;

(b) in relation to land referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (2), the relevant statutory body or trustees, as the case may be;

"statutory body" means

(a) a Minister of the Government,

(b) the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland,

(c) a local authority,

(d) a harbour authority within the meaning of the Harbours Act, 1946, or a company established pursuant to section 7 of the Harbours Act, 1996,

(e) a health board,

F28[ (f) an education and training board,]

(g) any other body established

(i) by or under any enactment (other than the Companies Acts, 1963 to 2001), or

(ii) under the Companies Acts, 1963 to 2001, in pursuance of powers conferred by or under another enactment,

and financed wholly or partly by means of moneys provided, or loans made or guaranteed, by a Minister of the Government or the issue of shares held by or on behalf of a Minister of the Government, and subsidiary of any such body.

(2) In this part a reference to land includes

(a) land provided or maintained by a statutory body primarily for the amenity or recreation of the public or any class of persons (including any park, open space, car park, playing field or other space provided for recreational, community or conservation purposes) or is land within the curtilage of any public building,

(b) land held by trustees for the benefit of the public or any class of the public, and

(c) land covered by water.]




Inserted (27.06.2002) by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 (9/2002), s. 24, S.I. No. 329 of 2002.


Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(8) and sch. 2 part 6, S.I. 214 of 2014.


Substituted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72(1) and sch. 6 item 14, S.I. No. 211 of 2013.