Guidance

Harbour closure and pilotage function removal orders

How processes for harbour closure and pilotage function removal orders will be put into place at certain English and Welsh harbours.

Documents

Guidance on harbour closure orders and pilotage function removal orders

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Details

Describes how processes for harbour closure orders and pilotage function removal orders will be implemented at:

  • harbours in England
  • non-fishery harbours in Wales

The information 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

The processes revoking a harbour authority’s status were originally created in the Marine Navigation Act 2013.

Published 12 May 2016