Management and control of the harbour

General functions in respect of the harbour

5.—(1) It shall be the duty of the Council, subject to the provisions of this Order, to take such steps from time to time as it may consider necessary or desirable for the conservancy, protection, regulation, maintenance, operation and management and improvement of–

(a)the harbour and the approaches thereto; and

(b)the facilities afforded therein or in connection therewith.

(2) For those purposes, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the Council may–

(a)improve, maintain, regulate, manage, mark and light the harbour and provide harbour facilities;

(b)place, execute, operate, maintain, renew, alter, remove and reconstruct structures and works and equipment in the harbour; and

(c)do all other things which in its opinion are expedient to facilitate the proper carrying on or development of the harbour.