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British Waterways Act 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Short and collective titles

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Part II Entry on land

    1. 3.Interpretation of Part II

    2. 4.Entry on to land in cases of emergency

    3. 5.Notice of entry, etc

    4. 6.Power to enter land and carry out relevant operations pursuant to notice of entry

    5. 7.Saving in cases of emergency

    6. 8.Further provisions as to entry

    7. 9.Payment for entry

    8. 10.Compensation

    9. 11.Disputes as to payments, etc

    10. 12.Offences under Part II

    11. 13.For protection of relevant undertakers

    12. 14.For protection of Port of London Authority

    13. 15.Saving for Thames Conservancy Act 1932

  4. Part III Regulation and management of inland waterways

    1. 16.General terms of houseboat certificates

    2. 17.Conditions as to certificates and licences

    3. 18.Obstruction by vessels

    4. 19.Removal of vessels to permit works, etc

    5. 20.Provisions as to private moorings

    6. 21.Control of moorings, etc

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and general

    1. 22.General environmental and recreational duties

    2. 23.Amendment of section 49 of Transport Act 1968.

    3. 24.As to power to establish undertakings on request

    4. 25.Power to appropriate parts of docks

    5. 26.Weston Point Docks

    6. 27.Provisions as to sections 25 and 26

    7. 28.Limehouse Basin

    8. 29.Repeal of section 147 of Severn Navigation Act 1842

    9. 30.River Weaver to be river waterway

    10. 31.Notices

    11. 32.Arbitration

    12. 33.As to certain legal proceedings

    13. 34.Crown rights

    14. 35.Saving for Trinity House

    15. 36.Repeals

    16. 37.Application to Scotland


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      General terms of houseboat certificates

      1. Part I Introductory

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Application

      2. Part II Terms applicable to sites controlled by Board

        1. 3.right to moor houseboat

        2. 4.Qualification of right to moor

        3. 5.Assignment of certificate

      3. Part III Terms applicable to all certificates

        1. 6.determination of certificate

        2. 7.Houseboat not to be moored otherwise than in accordance with certificate

        3. 8.Surrender of certificate by holder

        4. 9.Recovery of overpayments by holder

        5. 10.Display of certificate

        6. 11.Holder to comply with planning law, etc.

        7. 12.Requirements of local authorities

        8. 13.Sanitary appliances

        9. 14.Sewage disposal

        10. 15.Movement of houseboat

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. Part I Insurance policies as to vessels

        1. 1.An insurance policy must be issued by an insurer authorised...

        2. 2.The policy must insure the owner of the vessel and...

        3. 3.The policy shall not by virtue of this Act be...

      2. Part II Standards for construction and equipment of vessels

        1. 1.For the purposes of section 17 (Conditions as to certificates...

        2. 2.Different standards may be prescribed under section 17 of this...

        3. 3.The Board may from time to time revoke or amend...

        4. 4.References in this Part of this Schedule to proposed standards...

        5. 5.Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 1 above, standards...

        6. 6.Before prescribing, revoking or amending standards under section 17 of...

        7. 7.(1) Following the taking of the steps and the completion...

        8. 8.The Board shall have regard to any advice given to...

        9. 9.The Inland Waterways Amenity Advisory Council shall maintain a list...

        10. 10.Standards prescribed under section 17 of this Act and this...

        11. 11.The Board may on application by any person or any...

        12. 12.There shall be a standards appeal panel for the purpose...

        13. 13.Any dispute as to— (a) any refusal or withdrawal by...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


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