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The Lerwick Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2003

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9.—(1) No name shall appear on more than one list of electors, nor appear more than once on such list.

(2) Where a person is qualified to have his name appear on both the list of shipowners and the list of ratepayers his name shall be entered in the list containing the lesser number of names and in the event of each list containing an equal number of names the Chief Executive or Deputy Chief Executive will select the list in which the name shall be entered.

(3) No shipowner or ratepayer or person whose name has been intimated in writing to the Authority in accordance with articles 6(3) and 7(2) shall be qualified to vote for or nominate or be elected a Member of the Authority nor to continue to serve as such Member whilst being a member of the Council.

(4) No person shall be qualified to be nominated as a Member of the Authority if that person shall have attained their 70th birthday before the application date.

(5) Members shall be eligible for re-appointment and re-election provided they otherwise continue to be eligible in accordance with the provisions of this Order.

(6) No person shall be capable of acting as a Member of the Authority without having made and signed before the Chief Executive or one of the Members a declaration to the following effect:–

  • I, AB [designation] do solemnly declare that I will faithfully and impartially, according to the best of my skill and judgement, execute all the powers and authorities reposed in me as a Member of Lerwick Port Authority by virtue of the Lerwick Harbour Acts and Orders and also that I am qualified to act as a Member of the Authority being a [here state the basis of qualification required by the Lerwick Harbour Acts and Orders].

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