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Harbours and Passing Tolls, &c. Act 1861

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. Short Title.

      1. 1.This Act may be cited for all Purposes as "The...

    2. Interpretation of Terms.

      1. 2.In the Construction of this Aft the following Expressions shall...

  3. Part I Loans to Harbours

    1. 3.Advances of Money to Harbour Authorities.

  4. Part II Abolition of Passing Tolls

    1. 4.Abolition of Passing Tolls.

    2. 5.Indemnify to Creditors on Passing Tolls.

  5. Part III Abolition of Dues levied by Charitable Corporations

    1. 6.Abolition of Dues leviable by Charitable Authorities.

    2. 7.Dues levied for Shipping Purposes on Ships or Goods which derive no Benefit.

    3. 8.Provision for Payment of Pensions granted before 15th March 1861, and for Application of Surplus.

    4. 9.List of Pensions to be made out and sent to Board of Trade.

  6. Part IV Abolition of Differential Dues, and Compensation therefor

    1. 10.Abolition of Differential Dues.

    2. 11.Compensation for Differential Dues, when to cease.

    3. 12.Compensation, whilst continued, to be limited.

    4. 13.Commutation of Compensation.

    5. 14.Indemnity to Public Authorities.

    6. 15.Power to recover increased Dues.

    7. 16.Saving of Rights of Creditors.

  7. Part V Power to Town Corporations, &c. to transfer Shipping Dues to Harbour Authorities

    1. 17.Power to transfer Dues.

    2. 18.Notice of intended Transfer to be given.

    3. 19.Evidence of Transfer.

    4. 20.Power to borrow Money in order to effect such Transfer.

  8. Part VI Abolition of Special Taxes at Dublin

    1. 21.Abolition of Special Taxes at Dublin.

  9. Part VII Maintenance of Ramsgate, Dover, Whitby, and Bridlington Harbours

    1. Ramsgate Harbour

      1. Transfer of Ramsgate Harbour to Board of Trade.

        1. 22.On and after the First Day of January One thousand...

      2. Transfer of Powers to Board of Trade.

        1. 23.All Powers, Eights, and Privileges of imposing, collecting, or recovering...

      3. Debts, &c. of Trustees enforceable against Board of Trade.

        1. 24.All Debts and Obligations incurred, all Contracts entered into, and...

      4. Accounts of Trustees of Ramsgate Harbour to be made up.

        1. 25.The Accounts for the Trustees of Ramsgate Harbour for the...

      5. Indemnification of Trustees of Ramsgate Harbour.

        1. 26.The Board of Trade shall out of the Ramsgate Harbour...

      6. Rates to be taken in Ramsgate Harbour.

        1. 27.On and after the First Day of January One thousand...

      7. Board of Trade to receive Percentage on Salvage.

        1. 28.On and after the First Day of January One thousand...

      8. Gross Sum of 2,000l. to be paid to Mayor, &c. of Sandwich in lieu of annual Payment of 200l.

        1. 29.From and after the First Day of January One thousand...

      9. Application of the said Sum of 2,000l.

        1. 30.The said Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses shall apply the said...

      10. Income of Ramsgate Harbour to be carried to Ramsgate Harbour Account.

        1. 31.All Money and Income received by the Board of Trade...

      11. Ramsgate Harbour Accounts to be rendered to the Treasury and signed by Accountant of Board of Trade.

        1. 32.The Board of Trade shall, whilst Ramsgate Harbour remains in...

      12. Such Accounts to be laid before Parliament.

        1. 33.The Board of Trade shall as soon as practicable after...

      13. Board of Trade may continue Ramsgate Harbour Superannuation Fund or wind up the same.

        1. 34.Whereas the Trustees of Ramsgate Harbour have established a Benefit...

      14. Board of Trade may allow Compensation to Persons deprived of Offices.

        1. 35.The Board of Trade shall allow Compensation or Superannuation Allowance...

      15. Deficiency of Income to be supplied by Monies voted by Parliament.

        1. 36.If at any Time whilst the Harbour of Ramsgate is...

      16. Harbour to be free from Rates.

        1. 37.The Harbour of Ramsgate shall not be assessed, rated, or...

      17. Town Dues on Coal not to be levied in certain Cases.

        1. 38.No Dues shall be levied by the Commissioners for paving,...

      18. Provisions of 10 & 11 Vict. c. 17. incorporated with this Act.

        1. 39.For the Purposes of Ramsgate Harbour, "The Harbours, Docks, and...

      19. Certain Parts of Property of Trust to be within Ramsgate Police Jurisdiction.

        1. 40.So much of the Sea Shore belonging to the Trustees...

    2. Dover Harbour

      1. Harbour of Dover to be vested in a Board of Trustees to be called " The Dover Harbour Board."

        1. 41.From and after the passing of this Act, the Harbour...

      2. Rights of imposing Rates transferred to Dover Harbour Board.

        1. 42.All Rights and Privileges of imposing, collecting, or recovering any...

      3. Existing Debts, &c. enforceable by or against Board.

        1. 43.AH Debts and Obligations incurred, all Contracts entered into, and...

      4. After 1st January 1862 Board may impose Rates for Harbour Purposes.

        1. 44.After the First Day of January One thousand eight hundred...

      5. Debts incurred prior to 15th March 1861, and secured on Passing Tolls, shall be paid by Board out of Rates.

        1. 45.Subject to the Right of the Creditor as reserved by...

      6. Compensation to Officers not re-appointed by Board to Offices of equal Value.

        1. 46.If any of the present Officers of the Warden and...

      7. Constitution of Dover Harbour Board.

        1. 47.The said Dover Harbour Board shall consist of Seven Members,...

      8. Members of Board not to hold Places of Profit or be concerned in Contracts.

        1. 48.No Member of the said Harbour Board shall enjoy any...

      9. If the Debts are paid out of Public Monies, they may be recovered as Debts due to the Crown.

        1. 49.If at any Time any Debts hereby made payable by...

      10. No new Debts to be incurred till existing Debts are discharged, without Treasury consent.

        1. 50.Until the Debts charged on the Revenues of Dover Harbour...

      11. Power to Corporation of Dover to transfer Dues to Harbour.

        1. 51.The Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Dover, herein-after called the...

      12. Corporation and Harbour Board may apportion Debts as between themselves.

        1. 52.The said Corporation and the said Dover Harbour Board may,...

      13. Reservation of Rights of Creditors.

        1. 53.Any Creditor shall, in respect of any Advance made by...

    3. Whitby and Bridlington Harbours

      1. Debts on Harbours to be paid out of Consolidated Fund.

        1. 54.The Principal and Interest of all Debts which have previously...

      2. Compensation to Servants of Whitby Trustees.

        1. 55.The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may allow out of...

      3. Trustees and Commissioners not to charge Passing Tolls with further Debts.

        1. 56.It shall not be lawful for the Trustees of Whitby...

      4. Power to Trustees of Whitby Harbour to levy Rates.

        1. 57.The Trustees of Whitby Harbour may, for the Purpose of...

      5. Power to Town Commissioners of Whitby to transfer Dues to Harbour.

        1. 58.The Commissioners acting under the Act of the Seventh Year...

      6. Reservation of Rights of Creditors.

        1. 59.Any Creditor shall, in respect of any Advance made by...

      7. Trustees and Commissioners may apportion Debt as between themselves.

        1. 60.The said Trustees and Commissioners may, on every such Transfer...

      8. Vessels using Whitby Harbour to pay Toll for support of Tide Lights.

        1. 61.On and after the First Day of January One thousand...

      9. Power to Commissioners of Bridlington Harbour to levy Rates.

        1. 62.The Commissioners of Bridlington Harbour may, for the Purpose of...

      10. Incorporation of Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act.

        1. 63.For the Purpose of the Rates to be taken at...

  10. Part VIII Miscellaneous

    1. 64.Nothing in 22 & 23 Vict. c. 29. deemed to revive Taxes, &c. which, but for 9 & 10 Vict. c. cccxlvi., would have been payable to Marine Society.

    2. 65.Title of Board of Trade.

    3. 66.Vesting of Property in Board of Trade.

    4. 67.Execution of Instruments.

    5. 68.Disposition of Monies arising from Sale.

    6. 69.Power of Board of Trade to purchase Lands.

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Name of Authority

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Statutes referring to Differential Dues

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Special Taxes at Dublin

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