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Amendments to the Harbours Bill [HL]

Harbours Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING


 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD BROOKE OF SUTTON MANDEVILLE

Page 3, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  After section 14(2)(b) (Ministers' powers, on application of harbour authorities, or others, to make orders for securing harbour efficiency, &c) of the 1964 Act, insert "and
(c)  unless the appropriate Minister is satisfied that the making of the order will not prejudice the conservation of natural beauty, flora, fauna, geological or physiographic features and all other natural features.""
Page 3, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  After section 48A of the 1964 Act (environmental duties of harbour authorities) there shall be inserted—
    "48BContributing to sustainable development
    (   )  In the exercise of any function under section 15 of this Act, the appropriate Minister must have regard to the desirability of contributing to the achievement of sustainable development."."

 
 
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