Harbours Act, 1946

Preservation of continuity of existence of harbour authority.

145.—The continuity of the existence of a harbour authority shall not be affected by the passing of this Act or by the change in their membership pursuant to this Act, and accordingly the following shall not be affected by such passing or change in membership save as otherwise provided by this Act:

(a) property and assets of the harbour authority,

(b) debts and liabilities of the harbour authority,

(c) mortgages, debentures, stock and other securities issued by the harbour authority,

(d) contracts and agreements entered into by the harbour authority,

(e) legal proceedings to which the harbour authority are parties,

(f) officers and servants of the harbour authority,

(g) the status of the harbour authority as a pilotage authority.