Harbours (Amendment) Act, 2000

Amendment of section 71 (pilotage bye-laws) of Harbours Act, 1996.

10.Section 71 of the Harbours Act, 1996 , is amended by the insertion of the following after subsection (7):

“(7A) In respect of a company whose functions are transferred—

(a) a bye-law to which subsection (1) relates, or

(b) a bye-law (being a bye-law of a former pilotage authority for a company's pilotage district) to which subsection (7) relates,

shall, to the extent that it is in force immediately before the transfer of the company's functions to a transferee company (within the meaning of section 43), continue in force as if made under this section and may be amended or revoked accordingly by the transferee company.”.