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Medway Ports Authority Act 1973

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11Power to license tugs, etc.

(1)(a) The Authority may from time to time license such number of tugs belonging to any person for such period and on such terms and conditions as they think fit.

(b)The Authority may charge a fee not exceeding five pounds for the granting of a licence under paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(2)(a) It shall not be lawful otherwise than in emergency for any person to use or employ any tug for moving vessels within the port unless there is in force in relation thereto a licence granted under paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section.

(b)Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.

(3)In this section " tug " means any vessel other than a vessel of five tons gross or less.

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