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Section 2

SCHEDULE 1THE WATERWAYS

(1)(2)(3)
NameFromTo
Well CreekSalters Lode LockMarmont Priory Lock
River Nene (old course) eastMarmont Priory LockLodes End Lock
River Nene (old course) westLodes End LockIts confluence with Black Ham and Bevills Leam
Kings DykeAshline LockStanground Lock
Whittlesey DykeIts confluence with River Nene (Old Course)Ashline Lock
Old Pophams EauIts confluence with Well CreekIts confluence with Main Drain
New Pophams EauIts confluence with Main DrainIts confluence with River Nene (old course)
Sixteen Foot DrainIts confluence with Main DrainIts confluence with Forty Foot Drain
Forty Foot DrainHorseway LockIts confluence with River Nene (old course)
Ramsey High LodeIts confluence with River Nene (old course)The downstream entrance to the Ramsey tunnel at grid reference TL 2846 8565
Bevills Leam (east of pumping station)Its confluence with Twenty Foot River and Whittlesey DykeBevills Leam Pumping Station
Bevills Leam (west of pumping station)Bevills Leam Pumping StationIts confluence with Black Ham and River Nene (old course)
Twenty Foot RiverIts confluence with River Nene (old course)Its confluence with Whittlesey Dyke and Bevills Leam
Yaxley Lode and Black HamIts confluence with Bevills Leam and River Nene (old course)Its confluence with Pigwater and Yards End Dyke
New DykeIts confluence with River Nene (old course)Holme at grid reference TL 1983 8771
Monks LodeIts confluence with New DykeConington Fen Bridge
Great RaveleyIts confluence with New DykeThe control sluice at grid reference TL 2350 8505
Main DrainIts confluence with Sixteen Foot DrainAn imaginary line across the watercourse at grid reference TF 5309 0293 to the north east of Mullicourt aqueduct

Section 11

SCHEDULE 2INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS

1An insurance policy must be issued by an insurer authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 to carry on in Great Britain or in Northern Ireland insurance business of a relevant class or who has corresponding permission under the law of another member state of the European Union.

2Subject to paragraph 3, the policy must insure the owner of the vessel and any other person, persons or classes of persons (if any) who is or are authorised by the owner to have control of the vessel, in respect of any liability which may be incurred by the owner or any such other person resulting from the presence of the vessel on a waterway in respect of the death of or bodily injury to any person or any damage to property.

3The policy is not by virtue of this Act required―

(a)to cover liability in respect of the death, arising out of and in the course of his employment, of a person in the employment of a person insured by the policy or of bodily injury sustained by such a person arising out of and in the course of his employment;

(b)to cover liability in respect of damage to the vessel to which the policy relates;

(c)to cover liability in respect of goods carried on or in the vessel to which the policy relates, or any vessel drawn or propelled by such vessel;

(d)to cover any liability of a person in respect of damage to property in his custody or under his control;

(e)to cover any contractual liability; or

(f)to provide cover in respect of any one accident for a sum in excess of such sum as may for the time being be prescribed by the Commissioners for the purposes of this paragraph.

Section 12

SCHEDULE 3PARTICULARS FOR REGISTRATION

1The name of the vessel.

2The name and address of the owner of the vessel.

3The name and address of the applicant if not the owner.

4The size and dimensions of the vessel.

5In which of the categories, designated for the time being by the Commissioners for the purposes of registration, the vessel falls.

6Whether the application is for renewal of a registration or for a new registration.

7The period of registration applied for.

8In the case of a vessel which is subject to a requirement for insurance under the byelaws, a copy of a certificate of insurance for the vessel or other evidence that there is in force a policy of insurance in relation to it.

9In the case of a vessel which is subject to any requirement under the byelaws―

(a)a certificate that the applicant has read the current specification applicable to the vessel under those byelaws and that the vessel complies in every respect with that specification; and

(b)such additional information as the Commissioners may require concerning compliance with that specification.

Section 21

SCHEDULE 4REPEALS

ChapterTitle or short titleExtent of repeal
27 Geo. 2 c.12. (1753)An Act for improving and preserving the Navigation from Salter’s Load Sluice in the County of Norfolk, to Standground Sluice in the County of Huntingdon; and from Flood's Ferry in the Isle of Ely in the County of Cambridge, to Ramsey High Load in the said County of Huntingdon; and also the Navigation from Old Bedford Sluice in the said County of Norfolk to the River Nene, in the Parish of Ramsey, in the said County of HuntingdonSections 12 to 15.
Section 19.
34 Geo. 3 c.92. (1794)An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from Wisbech River, at or near a Place called the Old Sluice, in the Town of Wisbech in the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge, to join the River Nene in the Parish of Outwell, in the said Isle of Ely, and in the County of Norfolk, and for improving and maintaining the Navigation of the said River from Outwell Church to Salters Load SluiceSections 86 to 88.
Sections 90 to 91.
7 & 8 Vict. c.cvi. (1844)An Act for improving the Drainage and Navigation of the Middle Level of the FensSections 204 to 206.
Sections 220 to 221.
Sections 225 to 230.
Sections 234 to 236.
Section 242.
11 & 12 Vict. c.civMiddle Level Drainage Amendment Act 1848Section 17.
25 & 26 Vict. c.clxxxviiiMiddle Level Act 1862Section 37.

In section 38—

(a)

the words from “shall yearly pay one half” to “continue and”,

(b)

“the residue or” and

(c)

“(as the case may be)”.

Section 110.
30 & 31 Vict. c.lxvMiddle Level Act 1867Sections 57 and 58.
Section 60.
37 & 38 Vict. c.clMiddle Level Act 1874Section 53.

In section 64—

(a)

in subsection (1) the words “not exceeding forty shillings for each offence”, and

(b)

in subsection (2), the words “not exceeding sixpence for each copy”.

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