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It shall be lawful for the promoters of any harbour constructed under the provisions of this or any other Act, whether local or otherwise, to make, and for [F1the Secretary of State] to accept, a grant either in fee or for a term of years not less than nine hundred and ninety-nine years of any lands, tenements, and hereditaments proper for sites for batteries or fortifications, not exceeding in quantity in any one place what may be sufficient for building and erecting thereon a battery or fortification for the protection of such harbour, and for making a proper or sufficient access or approach thereto, and to enter into any covenant or stipulation with the said [F1Secretary of State] and his successors not to build or do any act prejudicial to the said batteries or fortifications on the land adjacent to the sites so granted as aforesaid, within the line of fire from such batteries or fortifications to be erected thereon; and which sites when conveyed as aforesaid shall be held by the said [F1Secretary of State] and his successors on behalf of Her Majesty.
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