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Medway Ports Authority Act 1973

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30Further powers within the Medway approach area

(1)The Authority may from time to time place and lay down such buoys and beacons as they consider necessary within the Medway approach area.

(2)All byelaws made or deemed to have been made by the Authority from time to time under section 78 (General byelaws) and section 79 (Byelaws as to lights and signals, etc.) of this Act for the regulation of the port and the navigation thereof, and for prescribing the lights and signals to be carried, exhibited or made by vessels shall extend and apply within the Medway approach area.

(3)Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Authority may within the port and the Medway approach area require the owner or occupier of any structure below the level of high water to exhibit on or near that structure and keep burning every night from sunset to sunrise such lights and take such other steps for the prevention of danger to navigation as they shall from time to time direct.

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