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Medway Ports Authority Act 1973

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79Byelaws as to lights and signals, etc.

(1)Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Authority may make byelaws for all or any of the following purposes:—

(a)for prescribing the lights and signals to be carried, exhibited or made by vessels while being used, navigated or moored within the port;

(b)for prescribing the lights and signals to be exhibited or made by vessels aground within the port;

(c)for prescribing the lights and signals to be exhibited or made by wreckmarking vessels or by other devices used for marking obstructions within the port;

(d)for prescribing steering and sailing rules for the regulation of vessels used or navigated within or entering or leaving the port;

(e)for prescribing the lights and signals to be exhibited or made at the entrance to any dock or at any wharf, pier or other work for assisting the navigation of vessels within the port.

(2)In this section " signals " includes sound signals.

(3)Different byelaws may be made under this section in relation to different classes of vessel.

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