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Avon Weir Act 1992 (c. v)

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57Application of Act to Feeder Canal and Floating Harbour

(1)(a)The provisions of this Act mentioned in subsection (2) below shall, at such time or times as may be fixed for the purpose in accordance with subsections (3) and (4) below by resolution of the Corporation, apply to the Feeder Canal and the Floating Harbour as they apply to the impounded river.

(b)Different days may be fixed for different provisions and for different parts of the Feeder Canal and the Floating Harbour.

(2)The provisions referred to in subsection (1) above are the following:—

  • section 24 (Status of works in impounded river);

  • Part V—

  • The impounded river, except sections 37, 39, 44 and 45;

  • Part VI—

  • ;Protective provisions; and

  • section 58 (Management arrangements).

(3)The Corporation shall not without the consent of the City Council pass a resolution under this section as respects any part of the Feeder Canal or the Floating Harbour outwith the urban development area.

(4)The Corporation shall publish in a newspaper circulating in the city notice—

(a)of the passing of each resolution referred to in subsection (1) above and of the day fixed thereby; and

(b)of the general effect of the resolution;

and the day so fixed shall not be earlier than the expiration of 28 days from the date of publication of the notice.

(5)A photostatic or other reproduction certified by an officer of the Corporation designated by it for the purposes of this subsection to be a true reproduction of a page, or part of a page, of any newspaper, being a page or part of a page bearing the date of its publication and containing the notice mentioned in subsection (4) above, shall be evidence of the publication of the notice and of the date of publication.

(6)Nothing in this section affects prejudicially any private rights enjoyed under or by virtue of the Bristol Dock Acts and Orders 1848 to 1986.

(7)In this section “the Corporation” includes any successor of the Corporation by virtue of an order made under section 165 of the [1980 c. 65.] Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (transfer of undertakings of urban development corporation) or section 61 (Transfer of functions) of this Act.

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