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Merchant Shipping Law Amendment Act 1853

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XXIThe Forty-third Section of the said Act of the Seventh Year of King William the Fourth, Chapter Seventy-nine, shall be repealed; and the Trinity Home may, with the Sanction of the Board of Trade, exercise the Powers given to them by the Forty-second Section of the same Act, and may further, with such Sanction as aforesaid, direct the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses and the Port of Dublin Corporation respectively to erect any new Lighthouse, and to continue, remove, or alter any Lighthouse on or near the Coasts and Islands within their respective Jurisdictions, in such Manner as the Trinity House may think fit and as the Board of Trade may approve: Provided always, that the said Trinity House, on making Application to the Board of Trade to give their Sanction to any Directions or Suggestions proposed by the said Trinity House under the said Act of the Seventh Year of King William the Fourth, Chapter Seventy-nine, or under this Act, shall give Notice to the said Commissioners or Corporation respectively of such their Application, by causing written Notice of the said Application and a Copy of the said proposed Directions or Suggestions to be, left at the Office of the said Commissioners in Edinburgh, or at the Office of the said Corporation in Dublin, as the Case may be, and that after Opportunity has been afforded to the said Commissioners or Corporation respectively to submit their Observations, if they see fit, with respect to such Application to the said Trinity House, (a Copy of which Observations the said Commissioners and Corporation respectively may, if they see fit, transmit to the Board of Trade,) then if the said Trinity House, with the Concurrence of the Board of Trade, shall adhere to their said Directions or Suggestions, it shall be the Duty of the said Commissioners and Corporation respectively, and they are hereby required, to carry into effect within a reasonable Time thereafter any Directions or Suggestions proposed by the said Trinity House and sanctioned by the Board of Trade as aforesaid.

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