On 3 August 2018, Associated British Ports (ABP) made a formal application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964 for a Harbour Revision Order (HRO).
The proposed HRO relates to concurrent applications by Associated British Ports and the Broads Authority for Harbour Revision Orders in order to effect in law the transfer of jurisdiction for, and ownership of, a lock at Lowestoft from Associated British Ports to the Broads Authority. The lock to be transferred is Mutford Lock.
This Order is required to remove ownership of Mutford Lock and adjoining land, together with associated rights and liabilities and statutory responsibilities under local legislation from ABP and to remove Mutford Lock from the jurisdiction of ABP.
The application is undergoing a 42 day public consultation, starting on 3 August 2018. The deadline for submitting comments is 14 September 2018. For further information on the consultation process, please review the advertisement notice.
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