Carenage Pier

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Carenage Pier
CARENAGE PIER ACT

CHAPTER 51:03

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6 of 1948

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Note on Subsidiary Legislation
This Chapter contains no subsidiary legislation.

Note on Adaptation
Under paragraph 6 of the Second Schedule to the Law Revision Act (Ch. 3:03) the Commission
amended certain references to public officers in this Chapter. The Minister’s approval of the
amendments was signified by LN 52/1980, but no marginal reference is made to this Notice
where any such amendment is made in the text.

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CHAPTER 51:03

CARENAGE PIER ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION

1. Short title.
2. Interpretation.
3. Right to construct pier.
4. Right to extend pier.
5. Lights.
6. Penalty for trespass and obstruction.
7. Pier to become property of the State on termination of lease

to Company.
8. Saving of State and other rights.

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CHAPTER 51:03

CARENAGE PIER ACT

An Act to enable Alcoa Steamship Company Incorporated to
erect and maintain a Pier at Carenage.

[30TH APRIL 1948]

1. This Act may be cited as the Carenage Pier Act.

2. In this Act—
“Company” means the Alcoa Steamship Company Incorporated

its successors and assigns;
“pier” means the pier and any extension thereof and works

connected therewith authorised by this Act.

3. Subject to the conditions and restrictions contained in this
Act, the Company shall have the right to construct a pier from
the lands at Tembladora, Carenage, in the County of St. George,
more particularly described in the Deed referred to in section 7,
and to drive piles into the bottom of the sea for the protection
thereof, according to plans deposited with the Commissioner of
State Lands, and in all respects in accordance with those plans,
and from time to time to erect all bulwarks and all such works as
may be necessary for the protection or repairing of the same, and
the said pier shall, subject as hereinafter provided, be vested in the
Company in full and absolute dominion.

4. Whenever the Company is desirous of constructing any
extension of the pier, it shall deposit with the Commissioner of
State Lands plans of the extension, and upon the Minister approving
of the extension by writing under his hand, it may proceed with
the construction of the extension, and for that purpose the Company
shall have the same rights and powers as are vested in the Company
for the purpose of construction mentioned in section 3, and the
extension shall, subject as provided below, be vested in the
Company in full and absolute dominion.

1950 Ed.
Ch. 41 No. 5.
6 of 1948.

Commencement.

Short title.

Interpretation.

Right to
construct pier.

Right to
extend pier.

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Lights.

Penalty for
trespass and
obstruction.

Pier to become
property of the
State on
termination of
lease to
Company.

Saving of State
and other rights.

5. The Company shall, at its own expense, exhibit and keep
lighted every night from sunset to sunrise such lights for the
guidance of vessels as the Harbour Master shall from time to time
approve; if the Company fails or neglects to comply with this
provision, it is for each offence liable on summary conviction to a
fine of seven hundred and fifty dollars.

6. (1) Any person who without reasonable cause or excuse
fastens any vessel or other matter or thing to the pier or any part
thereof, or trespasses upon the pier or any part thereof or wilfully
obstructs the approach by sea or land to the pier, is liable on
summary conviction to a fine of one hundred and fifty dollars.

(2) Any person in the employ of the Company may take
any such vessel, or other matter or thing which he finds fastened
to the pier or any part thereof, and detain the same for a reasonable
time until a complaint can be made before a Magistrate, and, in
case of a conviction, until the amount of the penalty imposed by
the Court has been satisfied.

7. The pier shall become and be the property of the State
without any compensation to the Company upon the termination
of the lease of certain lands situated at Tembladora, Carenage,
granted by deed dated the 28th August 1947, and made between
the State of the one part and Alcoa Steamship Company
Incorporated of the other part and registered as No. 8464 of the
protocol of deeds for the year 1947.

8. Nothing in this Act shall affect or be deemed to affect the
rights of the State or of any bodies politic or corporate or of any
other persons except such as are mentioned or referred to in this
Act and those claiming by, through, from or under them.

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