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The Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) (Amendment No. 2) Order 1956

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1956 No. 420



The Prevention of Damage By Pests (Application To Shipping) (Amendment No. 2) Order, 1956


22nd March 1956

Laid before Parliament

27th March 1956

Coming into Operation

9th April 1956

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of March, 1956


The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in pursuance of, Section 23 of the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act, 1949, and Section 6 of the Pests Act, 1954, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

Citation, Commencement and Extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) (Amendment No. 2) Order, 1956, and shall come into operation on the 9th day of April, 1956.

(2) This Order shall not extend to Northern Ireland.


2.  The Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) (Amendment) Order, 1956, is hereby revoked.

Amendment of the Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) Order, 1951

3.  The Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) Order, 1951(1), shall be amended by the insertion, immediately after paragraph (2) of Article 3 thereof, of the following paragraph:—

(3) For any inspection of a vessel made by an officer of a port health authority or port local authority in pursuance of an application for a certificate of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (b) (ii) of the last preceding paragraph the authority may make and recover from the owner or master of the vessel such of the following charges as may be appropriate, that is to say—

£ s. d.
(a) if the vessel is 300 tons net or under0 10 0
(b) if the vessel is over 300 tons net and not over 1,000 tons net1 0 0
(c) if the vessel is over 1,000 tons net2 0 0

W.G. Agnew


This Order prescribes a fixed scale of charges which may be made by port health authorities and port local authorities for the inspection of a vessel with a view to the issue of rodent control certificates. The Prevention of Damage by Pests (Application to Shipping) (Amendment) Order, 1956, under which the scale of charges was such as might be prescribed from time to time, is revoked.


(1951 II, p. 197).

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