§ (1) The Department, if it appears to them that any area is infested with a noxious weed, may make an order declaring that area to be an infested area and requiring every occupier of land within that area to cut down, eradicte, and destroy every noxious weed of the description mentioned in the order upon the land in his occupation, within a period to be 153 specified in the order, not being less than one month after the publication of the order in the "Dublin Gazette."
§ (2) Every order made under this section shall be published in the "Dublin Gazette" and in at least one newspaper circulating in the area to which the order relates.
§ (3) If any occupier of land within an area to which an order under this section relates fails to cut down, eradicate, and destroy every noxious weed of the description mentioned in the order upon the land in his occupation within the period specified in the order, he shall be guilty of an offence under this Act, and shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding for the first offence ten pounds, and for the second or any subsequent offence, twenty pounds.
§ Question, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill," put and agreed to.
§ Clauses 4, 5, 6, and 7 agreed to.