Merchant Shipping Act 2010



79.— (1) A person who obstructs or impedes a relevant party in the raising of a vessel under this Part (including actions taken to raise the vessel) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000.

(2) The Minister may prosecute summarily an offence under this section.


Editorial Notes:


A fine of €5,000 translates into a class A fine, not greater than €5,000, as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 4(2) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.