The Swansea Bay Port Health Authority (Amendment) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-06-26

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Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1604

The Swansea Bay Port Health Authority (Amendment) Order 1998

26th June 1998

Coming into force
13th July 1998

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having given the notices required by the aforesaid sections 2 and 4 of his proposal to make this Order and not having received any notice of objection thereto, hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Swansea Bay Port Health Authority (Amendment) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 13th July 1998.

2.  The Swansea Bay Port Health Authority Order 1991(2) shall be amended as follows:—

Amendments to the 1991 Order

(a) For paragraph (2) of Article 2 there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

“(2) There shall be excluded from the port health district—

(a)all land in the Port of Swansea lying

(i)to the North of an imaginary line drawn from the junction of Kings Road and Langdon Road along the northern side of the Prince of Wales Dock, continuing in an easterly direction along the northern boundary of Langdon Road and thence contiguous with the boundary of the Associated British Ports dock estate to its intersection with an un-named road leading to Fabian Way and thence eastwards along the northern boundary of the road to its junction with Fabian Way;

(ii)to the west of an imaginary line drawn from the junction of Kings Road and Langdon Road along the south-western side of the Prince of Wales Dock and then south to the eastern end of the River Tawe Barrage;

(iii)to the west of the River Tawe and to the north of the River Tawe Barrage;


(b)all waters of the River Tawe (whether tidal or otherwise) and those entering or connected to it north of the River Tawe Barrage.”

(b) In Schedule 1:—

(i)For the words “Proceedings of disqualification” opposite the words “Section 92”, there shall be substituted the words “Proceedings for disqualification”.

(ii)For the words “Sections 99” there shall be substituted the words “Section 99”.

(ii)After the words:—

“Section 100
Admission of the public and press”

there shall be added the words:

“Sections 100A to 100K
Access to Meetings and Documents of Certain Authorities, committees and sub-committees.”.

(iv)The words “Sections 154–163 and Sections 165–167” and the words “Accounts and Audit” shall be deleted.

(c) For Schedule 2 there shall be substituted the following Schedule:—

“Schedule 2

Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)

Section 45
Repair of defective WCs

Section 48
Power to examine and test drains

Section 50
Overflowing and leaking cesspools

Sections 51 and 52
Care of closets and sanitary conveniences

Sections 83–86
Filthy and verminous premises or articles and verminous persons

Sections 140 and 141
Provisions for the protection of the public from polluted water

Part XII

Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 (c. 55)

Section 4
Treatment for rats and mice

Section 6
Remediation in groups of premises

Public Health Act 1961 (c. 64)

Section 17
Blocked drains

Section 36
Power to require vacation of premises during fumigation

Section 73
Derelict petrol tanks

Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

Section 112–119

Sections 120, 121, 123 and 128–131
Land transactions

Section 132
Provision of Offices

Section 135

Section 140
Insurance against accidents to members

Section 143
Subscription to associations

Section 176

Payment of expenses of official and courtesy visits, etc

Sections 222 and 223
Legal proceedings

Sections 224, 225 and 228–234
Documents and Notices

Sections 236(3)–(8), 237 and 238

Section 240(2)
Provisional Orders

Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (c. 3)

Part 1
Slaughterhouses and Knackers Yard

Control of Pollution Act 1974 (c. 40)

Part III (except sections 70(2), (3) and (5) and 71(1))

Sections 91 and 92
Rights of entry and inspections, etc

Section 93
Power of authority to obtain information

Section 94
Prohibition on disclosure of information

Section 97
Default powers

Section 98

Part VI
Miscellaneous and General

The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57)

Section 16
Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land

Section 32
Power of local authorities to execute works outside their area

Section 41
Evidence of resolutions and minutes of proceedings, etc

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

Section 29
Protection of buildings

Section 32
Applications to court in respect of expenses of works

The Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c. 77)

Part I
Administrative and financial provisions

Part II (except sections 11 and 12, 21–23 and 39–42)
Control of disease

Part III

Section 48
Removal of body to mortuary or for immediate burial

Section 56

Application of Part II and III

Section 61
Power of entry

Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

Section 59
Drainage of building

Sections 61–63
Works in connection with drainage

Section 64(i)
Sufficiency of closet accommodation

Section 65
Provision of sanitary conveniences in workplaces

Section 76
Defective premises

Sections 77 and 78
Dangerous buildings

Section 79
Ruinous and dilapidated buildings and neglected sites

Sections 81 and 82
Power to serve notice about demolitions

Section 84
Paving and drainage of yards and passages

Section 95
Power to enter premises

Section 97
Power to execute work

Section 107
Recovery of expenses

Local Government and Housing Act (c.42)

Sections 1–13
Local Authority Members, Officers, Staff and Committees, etc

Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16)

Parts I–III
Preliminary, Main Provision and Administration and Enforcement

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)

Part III (except section 79(1)(g)
Statutory nuisances

Clean Air Act 1993 (c. 11)
The Whole Act (except Part III)
Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

Sections 77–79
Local authority functions”

Signed by authority of the Secretary for State for Wales

Jean Blamire
Head of Public Health Division Welsh Office
26th June 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order makes minor amendments to the enactments set out in Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 to the Swansea Bay Port Health Authority Order 1991.

1984 c. 22.

S.I. 1991/1773.