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The Port of Bristol Harbour Revision Order 1993

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Duties and powers of Company in respect of designated harbour

4.—(1) On and from the operative date the Company shall have in respect of the designated harbour all the duties and powers imposed or conferred on the Council by any provision of the Bristol Dock Acts and Orders 1848 to 1986 in force immediately before that date, and on that date the Council shall cease to have any such duties or powers in respect of the designated harbour.

(2) In consequence of paragraph (1) above, on and from the operative date any statutory provision of local application or document whatsoever (other than a document referred to in article 6(1) of this Order) shall, so far as it relates to the designated harbour, have effect (except where the context otherwise requires and subject to any necessary modifications) as if, for any reference however worded and whether express or implied—

(a)to the Council, there were substituted a reference to the Company; and

(b)to any officer or servant of the Council, there were substituted a reference to the officer or servant of the Company who corresponds as nearly as may be to the first-mentioned officer or servant.

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