Harbour Island Public Dock Rules

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Published: 1960-11-26

Harbour Island Public Dock Rules
CH.26 – 20] PUBLIC WORKS





STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS [Original Service 2001]

or southward of the white stakes at the entrance of the
southern arm of the harbour except it be a dinghy boat and
such dinghy boat is not anchored more than fifty feet from
the abutment.

HARBOUR ISLAND PUBLIC DOCK RULES

(SECTION 6)
[Commencement 26th November, 1960]

1. These Rules may be cited as the Harbour Island
Public Dock Rules.

2. In these Rules, unless the context otherwise
requires —

“dock” means the public dock at Harbour Island;
“harbour” means the harbour at Harbour Island;
“Minister” means the Minister responsible for Public

Works.
3. There shall be charged, levied, collected and paid

on all boats which lie at the dock for a longer period than
two hours the following fees in respect of each boat —

(a) for over two hours and up to twelve hours in
respect of boats of all sizes, one dollar;

(b) for any time exceeding twelve hours but not
exceeding twenty-four hours in respect of boats
up to fifty feet in length, two dollars;

(c) for any time exceeding twelve hours but not
exceeding twenty-four hours in respect of boats
over fifty feet in length, three dollars.

4. The Minister shall appoint a fit and proper
person to be dockmaster.

5. The dockmaster’s duties shall be as follows —
(a) to direct the docking of boats at the dock;
(b) to collect dockage fees, which fees shall be

payable when boats are ready to leave the dock;

G.N. 264/1960
5 of 1987

Citation.

Interpretation.

Fees to be paid.

Dockmaster.

Duties of
dockmaster.

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(c) to institute proceedings in the name of the
Minister against owners or captains of boats, as
the case may be, who refuse to pay dockage fees
within seven days of the date such fees are
payable;

(d) to keep a proper account of all fees collected and
hand them over to the Minister at least monthly;

(e) to keep the dock in a clean condition at all times;
(f) to answer to the Minister in all matters related to

the dock.
6. All fees payable or recoverable under these Rules

which do not exceed the maximum amount recoverable in a
summary manner under the provisions of the Magistrates
Act may be sued for, recovered and enforced summarily
before the magistrate of the Harbour Island District.

7. The Minister may expend such moneys collected
under these Rules for paying the dockmaster’s fees and on
repairs and maintenance to the dock and its facilities.

8. The dockmaster shall be paid a monthly salary
to be determined by the Minister, and such salary shall not
exceed thirty per centum nor be less than ten per centum of
the total fees collected in any one month.

MINISTRY OF WORKS (CONTROL OF
ADVERTISEMENTS) RULES

(SECTION 6)
[Commencement 19th December, 1964]

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1. These Rules may be cited as the Ministry of
Works (Control of Advertisements) Rules.

2. In these Rules, unless the context otherwise
requires —

Proceedings
before
magistrate.
Ch. 54.

Use of fees.

Dockmaster’s
salary.

G.N. 331/1964
G.N. 53/1965
5 of 1987

Citation.

Interpretation.
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