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Lough Neagh and Lower Bann Drainage and Navigation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955

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6Future liabilities for Lough Neagh Drainage and Navigation.N.I.

Subs. (1)(2) rep. by 1973 NI 1

(3)As from such date as the Ministry may by order prescribe for the purposes of this sub-section, all liabilities, if any, of the Ministry as successor …F1, to the Lower Bann Navigation Trustees for any dredging or navigation work shall cease, except and in so far only as the Ministry is liable, as successor to the Lower Bann Navigation Trustees, for—

(i)the dredging of the channels and the maintenance of navigation posts or marks at the entrance to the Lower Bann River from the Lough;

(ii)the dredging of the channels and the maintenance of navigation posts or marks at the entrance to the Sixmilewater River from the Lough and extending up the Sixmilewater River to the boundary between the townlands of Half Umry and Town Parks in the Baronies of Toome Upper and Antrim Upper and County of Antrim; and

(iii)the maintenance, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of this Act, of inland navigation in the Lower Bann.

(4)An order under this section shall be subject to negative resolution and may contain such provision with respect to the future ownership of bridges, culverts, weirs, sluices and other works heretofore vested in the Ministry and such transitional and other provisions as appear to the Ministry to be necessary.

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