The Water Authorities etc. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 1974

Port of London Authority: prevention of pollution, and fisheries matters

12.  (1)  Part VI (Prevention of Pollution) of the Port of London Act 1968 (in this article referred to as “the 1968 Act”) is hereby repealed.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3) below, such provisions of the 1968 Act as relate to fish shall cease to have effect in relation to salmon, trout, freshwater fish and eels, and accordingly, in section 2(1) of that Act, the following definition shall be substituted for the definition of “fish” there appearing—

`fish' includes shell fish and also the spawn, brood and fry of fish and shell fish, but does not include salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels, within the meaning of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1923”;;

(3) Any byelaws made by the Port of London Authority in force immediately before 1st April 1974 and relating to salmon, trout, freshwater fish and eels shall continue in force, and in any such byelaws, so far as they so relate, any reference to the Port of London Authority shall have effect as if it were a reference to the Thames Water Authority.