Planning and Development Act 2000

F305[Offences (Part IIB)


31AX. (1) Any person who

(a) commits an offence under section 31AD, or

(b) obstructs or impedes or, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a request of

(i) the Planning Regulator or a member of the staff of the Office, or

(ii) an authorised person, including any other person to whom section 31AW(3) relates,

acting in the exercise of functions to which section 31AW(2) relates commits an offence,

and is liable on summary conviction to a Class C fine or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.

(2) Summary proceedings for an offence under this section may be brought and prosecuted by the Planning Regulator.]




Inserted (3.04.2019) by Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 (16/2018), s. 4, S.I. No. 133 of 2019, art. 2(a).

Editorial Notes:


A Class C fine means a fine not greater than €2,500 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), s. 3, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.