Planning and Development Act 2000

F265[Offences (Part IIB)

31AX

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.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F265

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:

E138

A Class C fine is defined (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), s. 3, S.I. No. 662 of 2010, as not exceeding €2,500.