Harbours Act, 1946

Surveys and inspections.

139.—(1) The Minister may, if and whenever he so thinks fit, cause to be made—

(a) a survey of the intended site of any works which a harbour authority propose to construct, and

(b) an inspection of any works when completed or in course of construction by a harbour authority.

(2) The cost of a survey or inspection under this section shall be borne by the harbour authority who have constructed or propose to construct the works in respect of which the survey or inspection is made, and such cost shall be recoverable from the harbour authority by the Minister as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction.