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The Teignmouth (Pilotage) Harbour Revision Order 1988

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Statutory Instruments

1988 No. 1496


The Teignmouth (Pilotage) Harbour Revision Order 1988


18th August 1988

Coming into force

1st October 1988

The Secretary of State for Transport in exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964(1) and now vested in him(2) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and on the application of the Teignmouth Harbour Commission in accordance with the provisions of section 7(5) of the Pilotage Act 1987(3), hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Teignmouth (Pilotage) Harbour Revision Order 1988 and shall come into force on 1st October 1988.


2.  In this Order—

“the Authority” means the Teignmouth Harbour Commission;

“the Harbour” has the same meaning as in the Teignmouth Harbour Order 1924;

“signed plan” means the plan signed in triplicate by an Under Secretary in the Department of Transport, two copies of which have been deposited at that Department and one copy of which has been deposited at the offices of the Authority situated at 2—5 Orchard Gardens, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8DR.

Extension of limits of jurisdiction for purposes of pilotage

3.  The limits within which the Authority shall have jurisdiction for the purposes of pilotage under Part 1 of the Pilotage Act 1987 shall include that part of the River Teign below Shaldon Bridge which includes the Harbour, and so much of the area outside the Harbour as lies within that area of sea foreshore and land, and being part of the sea with all harbours and tidal waters within a distance of a radius of two nautical miles from the Ness point at Shaldon in position longitude 50° 32'.2 N, latitude 03° 29'.7 W, which area is shown coloured pink on the signed plan.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

J.W.S. Dempster

An Under Secretary in the

Department of Transport

18th August 1988

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

By virtue of section 7(5) of the Pilotage Act 1987 a direction given by a harbour authority for the purpose of making pilotage compulsory for ships navigating in a specified area shall not apply to any area which is outside the authority’s harbour unless the limits of jurisdiction of the authority for pilotage purposes have been extended to cover that area.

This Order accordingly extends the limits of jurisdiction of the Teignmouth Harbour Commission for pilotage purposes under Part 1 of the Pilotage Act 1987 so as to include an area outside the Harbour in respect of which the Commission considers that pilotage should be compulsory.

The applicant for this Order is the Teignmouth Harbour Commission.


1964 c. 40; section 14 and Schedule 3 were amended by the Transport Act 1981 (c. 56), section 18 and Schedule 6 paragraphs 2 and 4.


S.I. 1981/238.

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