1966
 
 
BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD

 

 
BYE-LAWS
 
 
for the amendment of Bye-laws made by the British Waterways Board and dated the 24th day of February, 1965, and for the repeal of the existing Bye-laws known as The River Lee General Bye-laws

 

 
Amendment of application of Bye-laws
 
 
1.     Bye-law 1 of the Bye-laws for the regulation of the canals belonging to or under the control of the British Waterways Board (except as in Bye-law 1 thereof specified) made pursuant to the powers of the British transport Commission Act, 1954, and dated the 24th day of February, 1965, (hereinafter called "the Board's General Bye-laws") is hereby amended soo that the Board's General Bye-laws shall apply to the Lee and Stort Navigation as more particularly defined in the Schedule to the Board's General Bye-laws.
 
 
2.     The River Lee General Bye-laws dated the 21st day of December, 1908, are hereby repealed as from the date of coming into operation of these Bye-laws without prejudice to the validity of anything done thereunder or to any laibility incurred in respect of any act or omission before the date of such repeal.
 
 
Commencement
 
 
3.      These Bye-laws shall come into operation at the expiration of twenty-eight days after the date of their confirmation by the Minister of Transport.
 
 
The application hereto of
the COMMON SEAL of the
BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD is authenticated by
John Hawton Member
J. Backhouse Secretary
on the eighteenth day of November, one thousand nine hundred and sixty six.
 
 
The Minister of Transport hereby confirms the foregoing Bye-laws as modified by him. Signed by authority of the Minister of Transport this seventeenth day of March, one thousand nine hundred and sixty seven.
 
 
A.H.M.IRWIN
An assistant secretary
of the Ministry of Transport

 

 
By virtue of section 16 of the British Transport Commission Act, 1954, -

 

  (a)
Nothing in these Bye-laws is to revoke repeal or vary any of the enactments set forth in the Schedule to the Lee Conservancy Catchment Board (Additional Functions) Regulations 1947 in so far as those enactments relate to functions exercisable by the Lee Conservancy Catchment Board or any Bye-law made or enforceable by the said Board.

 

  (b)
None of these Bye-laws is to interfere with the operation of Bye-laws made by the said Board under Section 47 of the Land Drainage Act, 1930.

 

  (c)
None of these Bye-laws is to interfere with any of the powers or obligations of the said Board under the provisions of the Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) Act, 1951 or any other enactment relating to the prevention of pollution enforceable by the said Board or any Bye-law made under either the said Act of 1951 or any such other enactment.