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British Waterways Act 1995

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Movement of houseboat

15(1)The houseboat may be moved from place to place but while being so moved may not be navigated for hire.

(2)While the houseboat is in the course of being moved the certificate shall be deemed to be—

(i)a pleasure boat certificate for the purposes of Part II of the Act of 1971, where the houseboat is on a river waterway within the meaning of section 4 (Extent of Part II) of that Act; or

(ii)a pleasure boat licence issued by the Board, when the houseboat is on any other inland waterway;

and its use at such times shall be subject to any conditions for the time being in force for the control of pleasure boats and the holder shall comply with any requirements made by or under any enactment applicable to pleasure boats.

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