Harbours, Piers and Ferries (Scotland) Act 1937

7 Minor works.S

(1)Where,—

(a)a local or harbour authority in whom a marine work to which Part III of this Act applies is vested are desirous of undertaking the construction, reconstruction, extension or improvement of any works, machinery or conveniences ancillary to, or in connection with, the marine work; or

(b)a local authority are desirous of undertaking the construction, reconstruction, extension or improvement of a marine work within [F1the Highland Region, the islands areas of Orkney, Shetland or the Western Isles or the Argyll district other than the former burgh of Rothesay and the former district of Bute].

and in either case it is shown to the satisfaction of the [F2Secretary of State for Scotland] that the cost of the necessary operations will not exceed [F3six hundred thousand pounds] the [F2Secretary of State for Scotland] may authorise such authority to undertake the same, subject to and in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Second Schedule to this Act.

(2)Any works constructed under the foregoing subsection which are ancillary to, or in connection with, a marine work shall, for the purposes of this Act or of any other Act relating to the marine work, be deemed to be part thereof.

[F4(3)If it appears to the Secretary of State that the sum of two hundred thousand pounds specified in subsection (1) above (or such other sum as may for the time being be so specified by virtue of an order made under this subsection) should be varied, he may by an order made by statutory instrument amend subsection (1) above by substituting for that sum such other sum as may be specified in the order.

(4)Any order made under subsection (3) above may be revoked by a subsequent order thereunder which substitutes another sum for the sum specified in the order which is thereby revoked.

(5)No order shall be made under subsection (3) above unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.]

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F2Words substituted by virtue of S.I. 1970/1537, art. 6 Sch. 2 para. 2

F3Words substituted by virtue of S.I. 1980/2038, art. 2