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General Pier and Harbour Act 1861

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Short Title.

  3. 2.Interpretation of Terms.

  4. 3.Persons may apply to Board of Trade to grant Provisional Orders.

  5. 4.Subscribers to Memorial to be Promoters.

  6. 5.Promoters to deposit Copies of Memorial and Plans at the Office of the Clerk of the Peace.

  7. 6.Promoters to deposit Plans with the Admiralty.

  8. 7.Application of 14 & 15 Vict. c. 49. to this Act.

  9. 8.Power to Admiralty to remove Works not approved by them.

  10. Levying of Rates

    1. Regulations as to levying of Rates upon Application to Board of Trade.

      1. 9.In case the Promoters or any Persons being the Owners...

    2. Consent of Commissioners of Woods, &c. to be obtained.

      1. 10.No Provisional Order, except such as relate to the levying...

    3. Saving Rights of the Crown.

      1. 11.Nothing in this Act contained shall extend to abrogate or...

    4. Saving Rights of the Duchy of Cornwall.

      1. 12.Nothing contained in this Act, or in the Acts incorporated...

    5. Saving Rights of Conservators of the Rivers Thames and Mersey, &c.

      1. 13.Nothing in this Act contained shall extend or be applicable...

    6. Promoters not to do any Act which shall prejudice any Right acquired by Royal Charter, &c.

      1. 14.The Promoters shall not, by any Provisional Order under this...

    7. Board of Trade may grant Provisional Orders, subject to Provisions herein named.

      1. 15.After such Inquiries as the Board of Trade may think...

    8. Order to be deposited with Clerk of the Peaces.

      1. 16.After the making of any Order under this Act, the...

    9. Where Petition presented against an Order, Bill confirming same may be referred to Select Committee.

      1. 17.In case any Petition shall he presented to either House...

    10. Orders, &c. to be signed by One of the Secretaries, &c. of Board of Trade, or by Secretary of the Admiralty.

      1. 18.All Orders, Notices, Consents, Approvals, and other Acts of the...

    11. Board of Trade to report to Parliament.

      1. 19.The Board of Trade shall make and lay before both...

    12. Power to Secretary of State for War to take and hold Land, &c., for Batteries, &c.

      1. 20.It shall he lawful for the Promoters of any Harbour...

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