Harbours Act, 1946

Exercise of powers, etc., by commissioners.

33.—(1) During the period between the removal from office of the members of a harbour authority and the second Thursday in the month of October in the reconstitution year, every power, function or duty (including every power, function or duty of the harbour authority acting as a pilotage authority) which is exercisable or to be performed by the members of the harbour authority acting together in a meeting of the harbour authority shall be exercised or performed by the commissioner or commissioners for the harbour authority.

(2) In subsection (1) of this section, the word “power” includes the power to appoint a committee under section 23 of this Act.

(3) So long as a power of a harbour authority to appoint a committee is exercisable under this section by a commissioner or commissioners, the membership of the committee shall not be restricted to members of the harbour authority.