Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006
Establishment of Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority.
41.— (1) There shall stand established, on the establishment day, a body to be known in the Irish language as An t-Údarás um Chosaint Iascaigh Mhara, or, in the English language, the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, in this Act referred to as the “Authority”, to perform the functions assigned to it by or under this Chapter.
(2) The Authority shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and shall have a seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.
(3) The Authority shall have all such powers as are necessary for or incidental to the performance of its functions under this Chapter.