Harbours Act 2015


Transfer and Dissolution of Companies

Transfer and dissolution of company

28. (1) In respect of a company referred to in Schedule 1 , the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, by order provide for—

(a) the dissolution without winding up of the company, and

(b) the transfer of the company’s harbour to the local authority specified in the order,

on such day as the Minister appoints in the order (in this Act referred to as a company transfer and dissolution day).

(2) Without prejudice to section 89 of the Act of 1996, all bye-laws of a dissolved company made under section 42 or section 71 of the Act of 1996, which are subsisting on a company transfer and dissolution day shall continue in force and may be amended or revoked by the local authority—

(a) in like manner as they could have been revoked by a dissolved company before that day, or

(b) under section 89 of the Act of 1996 as if they had been made under that section.