Harbours Act, 1946

Provision of tenders, etc.

49.—(1) A harbour authority may provide for or in connection with their harbour such tenders, dredgers, life-boats, lighters, tug-boats, vessels, cranes, weighing and measuring appliances, winches, tools, plant, machinery, apparatus, equipment, conveniences, appliances and other things as they think proper.

(2) A harbour authority may make such charges for the use of anything provided by them under this section as, with the consent of the Minister, they may fix from time to time.

(3) Where a harbour authority were, immediately before the passing of this Act, making charges authorised by law for the use of anything mentioned in subsection (1) of this section, such charges shall be regarded for the purposes of subsection (2) of this section as having been duly fixed under that subsection.

(4) A harbour authority may let out for hire anything provided by them under this section for any period not exceeding three years on such terms as they think proper.