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The Associated British Ports (Troon) Harbour Revision Order 2000

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Power to dredge

7.—(1) For the purposes of affording uninterrupted means of access to the works and of enabling their use at all states of the tide, A.B. Ports may from time to time deepen, dredge, scour, cleanse, alter and improve a channel within the area shaded grey on the deposited plan to a depth of six metres and may (subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below) as it thinks fit use, appropriate or dispose of the materials from time to time taken up or collected by it in the course of any such operations.

(2) No materials referred to in this article shall–

(a)be disposed of in contravention of any enactment relating to the disposal of waste; or

(b)be deposited below the level of high water except in such places and in accordance with such conditions and restrictions as may be approved or directed by the Scottish Ministers.

(3) The power to use, appropriate or dispose of materials referred to in this article shall not extend to wrecks (within the meaning of Part IX of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(1)) found by A.B. Ports.

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