Guidance on the processes for harbour closure and pilotage function removal orders.
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Guidance describing how processes for harbour closure orders and pilotage function removal orders will be implemented at:
- harbours in England
- non-fishery harbours in Wales
The document includes:
- statutory guidance on the circumstances in which a harbour closure order will be made under section 17A of the 1964 act
- non-statutory guidance on the process used when applying for a pilotage function removal order under section 1(4A) of the 1987 act
Processes allowing bodies to revoke a harbour authority’s status as a:
- statutory harbour authority
- competent harbour authority
were originally made in the Marine Navigation Act 2013:
- section 1: power to remove harbour authorities’ pilotage function
- section 6: harbour closure orders