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General Pier and Harbour Act 1861

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

14The Promoters shall not, by any Provisional Order under this Act, or by any Act of Parliament confirming such Order, be authorized to do any Act, Matter, or Thing which shall prejudice or affect any Eight, Privilege, Power, Jurisdiction, or Authority acquired by or given or reserved to any Person or Persons by Royal Charter, by Prescription, or by any Local or Personal or Private Acts, for the Purpose of executing any Works such as are contemplated by this Act, or for the Management and Conservancy thereof, or for protecting the Navigation of any tidal Waters or navigable River, or for making any River navigable, or otherwise improving, maintaining, or continuing the navigable Passage thereof, or any Works connected therewith, or which shall or shall tend to prejudice or injuriously affect the Access to or Passage from any Quay, Pier, Harbour, Basin, Dock, or Inland Navigation, or the Channels or Passages thereof, or leading thereto or therefrom, or the Use or Enjoyment of any Quay, Pier, Harbour, Basin, Dock, or Inland Navigation, without the Consent in every Case of such Person or Persons, and such Consent shall be expressed in Writing, in the Case of a Corporation under their Common Seal, and in the Case of a Company, Undertakers, Commissioners, Conservators, Trustees, or Individuals, under the Hand of their Clerk or other duly authorized Officer or Agent.

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