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The Secretary of State for the Environment Order 1970

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11.—(1) In section 16(1)(b) and (3)(b) of the Harbours Act 1964, and in the definition of “marine work” in section 57(1) of that Act, references to the Minister and to the Secretary of State shall have effect as references to the Secretary of State for the time being concerned with harbours generally and the Secretary of State for Scotland; and section 17(1)(d), (f) and (i) and section 17(4) shall have effect only in relation to the procedure for making orders under the powers relating to marine works.

(2) This Order shall not be taken to exclude from the operation of section 26(5)(c) or 36(c) of the Harbours Act 1964 any person within it at the coming into operation of this Order.

(3) For purposes of Schedules 3 and 5 to the Harbours Act 1964 the “appropriate Ministerwithin the meaning of paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 shall be—

(a)in relation to lighthouse undertakings, the Board of Trade or Secretary of State;

(b)in relation to an undertaking the activities whereof consist in the improvement, maintenance or management of a fishery harbour, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or, in relation to Wales, that Minister and the Secretary of State acting jointly;

(c)in any other case, except that of the Post Office, the Secretary of State.

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