Harbours Act, 1946

Agreements in respect of the payment of rates.

113.—(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Part of this Act but subject to the provisions of subsection (2) of this section, a harbour authority may make and carry out an agreement with a person liable to pay rates to the harbour authority for the purpose of—

(a) the giving of credit to such person in respect of the rates,

(b) the giving of security by such person for the rates,

(c) authorising the harbour authority to take a deposit on account of the rates,

(d) the furnishing by such person of particulars (otherwise than under and in accordance with the relevant provisions of this Chapter of this Part of this Act) of the subjects of charge in respect of which the rates are payable by him.

(2) An agreement under this section shall not make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to or in favour of any particular person nor subject any particular person to any undue or unreasonable disadvantage.