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The Belfast Harbour (Variation of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1993

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1993 No. 204

HARBOURS

The Belfast Harbour (Variation of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1993

To be laid before Parliament under paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974

Made

23rd April 1993

Coming into operation

7th June 1993

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(1) of the Harbours Act (Northern Ireland) 1970(1) and now vested in it(2), and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, and after consultation with the Belfast Harbour Commissioners, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Belfast Harbour (Variation of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1993 and shall come into operation on 7th June 1993.

Acts amended

2.  In the Belfast Harbour Acts 1847 to 1967(3) for any reference to the seaward extremity of the Queen Elizabeth bridge across the River Lagan in connection with the limits of the Port and Harbour of Belfast or of the jurisdiction of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners there shall be substituted a reference to the seaward extremity of the weir downstream of the Queen Elizabeth bridge.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.

Trevor Pearson

Assistant Secretary

23rd April 1993.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order amends the Belfast Harbour Acts 1847 to 1967 so as to reduce the limits of jurisdiction of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners in respect of the Port and Harbour of Belfast (which prior to the operative date of this Order extended to the seaward extremity of the Queen Elizabeth bridge).

The limits are reduced to the seaward extremity of the weir downstream of the Queen Elizabeth bridge.

(2)

See S.I. 1982/846 (N.I. 11) Articles 3 and 4 and S.R. 1987 No. 105 Article 3

(3)

10 and 11 Vict.c.lii; 15 and 16 Vict.c.cxxi; 17 and 18 Vict c.xiv; 33 and 34 Vict.c. xcvii; 34 and 35 Vict.c.xli; 45 and 46 Vict.c.clxxi; 46 and 47 Vict.c.lix 56 and 57 Vict.c. xliv; 61 and 62 Vict.c. cv; 1 Edward 7c. cxxxiii; 8 and 9 Geo. 5 c. xviii; 9 and 10 Geo. 5 c. ix; 2 and 13 Geo. 5 c. 1; 21 and 22 Geo. 5 c. 1; 2 Geo. 6 c. iv; 14 Geo. 6 c. iv; 5 Eliz 2 c.iv; 10 Eliz 2 c.iii; 15 and 16 Eliz 2 c. 1, as amended by the Laganside Development (Northern Ireland) Order (S.I. 1989/490) (N.I.2) Article 24

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