Maritime Safety Act 2005

Operating craft without reasonable consideration.


10.—(1) A person shall not operate a craft in Irish waters—

(a) without reasonable consideration for other persons using or adjacent to those waters, or

(b) at a speed which is unreasonable in the circumstances or place, such as in the confines of a harbour or close to persons in or on the waters.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €1,000.


Editorial Notes:


Form of fixed payment notice for offences under subs. (2) prescribed (27.07.2005) by Maritime Safety Act 2005 (Fixed Payment Notices) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 390 of 2005), reg. 3 and sch. 2.