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Harbours Act (Northern Ireland) 1970

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I HARBOUR DEVELOPMENT AND HARBOUR CHARGES

    1. Harbour Orders

      1. 1.Harbour orders.

    2. Exchequer Assistance for Execution of Harbour Works, &c.

      1. 2.Loans for execution of harbour works, etc.

      2. 3.Grants for execution of harbour works, &c.

      3. 4.Maximum amount of loans and grants under sections 2 and 3.

      4. 4A.Grants payable to certain harbour authorities in relation to expenses

    3. Harbour Charges

      1. 5.Repeal of provisions limiting discretion of certain harbour authorities as to charges chargeable by them.

      2. 6.Availability of copies of lists of certain charges.

      3. 7.Right of objection to ship, passenger and goods dues.

      4. 8.Special provisions with respect to certain aviation charges.

      5. 9.Repeal of certain enactments relating to harbour charges.

  3. PART II HARBOURS VESTED IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES

    1. 10.Powers of authorities.

    2. 11.Tidal works.

    3. 12.Charges and leases by authorities.

    4. 13.Application of provisions of Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act.

    5. 14.Byelaws.

    6. 15.Harbour masters.

    7. 16.Execution of certain operations in pursuance of orders of the Ministry.

    8. 17.Discontinuation of a harbour's maintenance.

    9. 18.Suspension of use of harbours.

    10. S.19 rep. by 1972 NI 16

    11. 20.Order of application of authority's revenue.

    12. 21.Exercise of power to grant leases and exclusive rights.

    13. 22.Interpretation (Part II).

  4. PART III MISCELLANEOUS

    1. Powers of Harbour Authorities

      1. 23.Power of harbour authorities to provide inland clearance depots.

      2. 24.Power of harbour authorities to acquire a harbour business or shares in a harbour business.

      3. 25.Miscellaneous powers of harbour authorities.

      4. 26.Compulsory acquisition of land by harbour authorities.

      5. 27.Water supplies.

    2. Furnishing of Information

      1. 28.Power of Ministry to obtain information and forecasts.

      2. 29.Information in relation to grants and loans.

    3. Financial Provisions

      1. 30.Accounts, &c., relating to harbour authorities.

      2. 31.Borrowing by harbour authorities.

      3. 32.Over-riding of limits on borrowing powers of harbour authorities.

      4. 33.Miscellaneous financial provisions.

      5. S.34, with Schedule 5, effects amendments

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. S.35 rep. by 1971 c.13 (NI)

      2. 36.Transitional provisions and repeals.

      3. 37.Paragraph 23 of the electronic communications code (which provides a...

      4. 38.Interpretation.

      5. 39.Power to amend Acts of local application.

      6. 40.Saving for private Bills.

      7. 41.Short title.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      OBJECTS FOR WHOSE ACHIEVEMENT HARBOUR ORDERS MAY BE MADE

      1. 1.Establishing a harbour authority and conferring functions on it.

      2. 2.Winding-up and dissolving a harbour authority.

      3. 3.Transferring functions from one harbour authority to another or to...

      4. 4.Reconstituting a harbour authority or altering its constitution.

      5. 5.Conferring functions on a harbour authority or varying or abolishing...

      6. 6.Abandoning a harbour.

      7. 7.Regulating the procedure of a harbour authority or of any...

      8. 8.Settling or varying the limits within which a harbour authority...

      9. 9.Controlling the movement of ships, in the interests of safety...

      10. 10.Constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining or managing a harbour.

      11. 11.Marking or lighting a harbour, raising wrecks in a harbour...

      12. 12.Regulating the carrying out by any person of harbour operations...

      13. 13.Authorising the making of byelaws with respect to any matter....

      14. 14.Amending or repealing any statutory provision of local application affecting...

      15. 15.Securing the welfare of persons employed by a harbour authority...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FURTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO HARBOUR ORDERS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS WHICH HARBOUR ORDERS MAY CONTAIN

        1. 1.Provisions transferring property from one harbour authority to another or...

        2. 2.Provisions transferring persons in the employment of a harbour authority...

        3. 3.Provisions dissolving any body of constables maintained by a harbour...

        4. 4.Penal provisions.

        5. 5.Provisions for the settlement of disputes.

      2. PART II PROVISIONS FOR CONTROLLING SHIP MOVEMENTS

        1. 1.The designation of areas, routes or channels which ships are...

        2. 2.The person who may give directions under the order in...

        3. 3.The equipment by means of which provisions of an order...

        4. 4.The equipment which a ship must carry in order to...

        5. 5.The conferring of powers of entry and inspection in relation...

        6. 6.The payment of fees in connection with the inspection or...

        7. 7.The application, subject to modifications, of section 191 of the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONDITIONS RELATING TO TIDAL WORKS

      1. 1.(1) Where a local harbour authority constructs, alters or extends...

      2. 2.(1) Where a local harbour authority abandons any tidal work,...

      3. 3.(1) Where any tidal work in the harbour of a...

      4. 4.(1) An appropriate department may cause a survey and examination...

      5. 5.(1) A local harbour authority shall, while a tidal work...

      6. 6.In this Schedule “an appropriate department” means the Board of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MODIFICATIONS OF SECTION 22(2) OF AND SCHEDULE 2 TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 1934 FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 26

      1. 1.References to a vesting order made under section 22 of...

      2. 2.References to the Ministry of Development or to a local...

      3. 3.Subject to paragraph 1, the references to section 22 of,...

      4. 4.In paragraph 27 of that Schedule, the reference to the...

      5. 5.(1) In paragraph 28 of that Schedule, for the definition...

      6. 6.Where an application is made to the Ministry for a...

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