Marine Board Amendment Act 1999

Link to law: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/Laws/Annual%20Laws/1999/Acts/Marine%20Board%20Amendment%20Act%201999.pdf

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Marine Board Amendment Act 1999
MARINE BOARD AMENDMENT ACT 1999

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BERMUDA
1999 : 47

MARINE BOARD AMENDMENT ACT 1999

[Date of Assent 22 December 1999]

[Operative Date 22 December 1999]

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Marine Board Act 1962:

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Assembly of
Bermuda, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Citation
1 This Act, which amends the Marine Board Act 1962, may be
cited as the Marine Board Amendment Act 1999.

Amends section 2 of Marine Board Act 1962
2 Section 2(1) of the Marine Board Act 1962 is amended by
inserting in the appropriate alphabetical order the following definitions—

" "floating dock" means a floating structure—

(a) which is attached to the foreshore or to the bed of the
sea;

(b) to which access is provided from the foreshore; and

(c) to which a boat or ship may be moored or secured;

MARINE BOARD AMENDMENT ACT 1999

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"mooring" means a device which is used to secure a boat or ship
in a fixed location and includes a mooring pile and a floating
dock;

"mooring pile" means a pole, post or pillar which is fixed or
driven into the bed of the sea and to which a boat or a ship
may be moored or secured;".

Amends section 103 of the Marine Board Act 1962
3 Section 103 of the Marine Board Act 1962 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2) by inserting next after the words
"subsection (1)", the words "but subject to subsection
2A,"; and

(b) by inserting next after subsection (2) the following—

" (2A) The Minister shall, prior to issuing a licence
in respect of a floating dock or a mooring pile, consult
with and act in accordance with the advice of the
Minister for the time being responsible for planning.".