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36 1934



Preliminary and General.

Short title and citation.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Control of Manufactures Act, 1934, and the Control of Manufactures Act, 1932 (No. 21 of 1932), and this Act may be cited together as the Control of Manufactures Acts, 1932 and 1934.


2. —(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Control of Manufactures Act, 1932 (No. 21 of 1932);

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act.

(2) Every word and expression used in this Act to which a particular meaning is given by the Principal Act for the purposes of that Act has in this Act the meaning so given to it.

(3) Each of the following persons shall for the purposes of this Act be a qualified person, that is to say:—

(a) a person born in Saorstát Eireann or the area now comprised in Saorstát Eireann;

(b) a person who at the relevant time is and for not less than five consecutive years immediately preceding the 2nd day of July, 1934, has been ordinarily resident in Saorstát Eireann.

Service of notices.

3. —(1) Where a notice is permitted by this Act to be served on any person, such notice shall be served on such person in one or other of the following ways, that is to say:—

(a) by delivering to such person such notice, or

(b) by sending such notice by post in a prepaid registered letter addressed to such person at the address where he carries on business.

(2) For the purposes of this section a body corporate registered in Saorstát Eireann under the Companies Acts, 1908 to 1924, shall be deemed to carry on business at its registered office, and every other body corporate and every unincorporated body shall be deemed to carry on business at its principal office or place of business in Saorstát Eireann.

Offences by bodies corporate.

4. —Where an offence under any section of the Principal Act or this Act committed by a body corporate is proved to have been committed with the consent or approval of, or to have been facilitated by any neglect of, any director, manager, secretary, or other officer of such body corporate, such director, manager, secretary or other officer (as the case may be) shall also be deemed to be guilty of such offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.


5. —(1) Proceedings in respect of an offence under any section of the Principal Act or of this Act shall not be instituted except by or with the consent of the Minister.

(2) Every offence under this Act may be prosecuted by or at the suit of the Minister as prosecutor.


6. —The Minister may by order make regulations in relation to any matter or thing referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed.

Repeal of sections 2 , 3 , and 11 of the Principal Act.

7. Sections 2 , 3 , and 11 of the Principal Act are hereby repealed.

Expenses of the Minister.

8. —All expenses incurred by the Minister under this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.