Customs-Free Airport Act, 1947


1.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the airport” means the land which, under section 2 of this Act, for the time being constitutes the Customs-free airport;

the expression “authorised officer” means a person appointed under section 8 of this Act;

the word “goods” includes things of every kind, whether animate or inanimate;

the word “land” includes land covered with water and any part of the territorial waters of the State;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

the expression “officer of customs and excise” includes a member of the Garda Síochána and any person in the public service who is for the time being employed in the prevention of smuggling.

(2) This Act so far as it relates to the Customs shall be construed as one with the Customs Acts.