Casual Trading Act 1995



1.(1) In this Act—

the Act of 1980” means the Casual Trading Act, 1980;

authorised officer” means a person appointed under section 10 to be an authorised officer;

casual trading area” means land standing designated by bye-laws under section 6 as an area where casual trading may be carried on;

casual trading licence” means a licence granted under section 4;

Dutch auction” means a sale of goods by auction in which the price is reduced by the auctioneer until a purchaser is found;

F1[ local authority means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);]

market right” means a right conferred by franchise or statute to hold a fair or market, that is to say, a concourse of buyers and sellers to dispose of commodities;

the Minister” means the Minister for Enterprise and Employment; “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

selling” includes agreeing or offering to sell, or displaying for sale, or inviting an offer to buy;

F1["reserved function", in relation to a local authority, shall be construed in accordance with section 131 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;]

(2) In this Act—

(a) a reference to any enactment shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act,

(b) a reference to a section is a reference to a section of this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended,

(c) 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.




Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(8) and sch. 2 part 6, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.