This legislation has been repealed.
TABLE OF PROVISIONS PART 1 -- General Division 1 -- Citation and Interpretation 1. Citation 1A. Interpretation Division 2 -- Conduct of business 2. Office hours 3. General conduct of business 4. Suspension of rules Division 3 -- Officers 5. Receipt of Accountant to collectors to be sufficient discharge 6. Duties of Accountant as to making entries and lodgement 7. Cheques to be signed 8. Common seal 9. Disqualification for becoming surety 10. Officers to report breaches of the Customs Act 11. Conduct of officers Division 4 -- Contracts 12. Contracts to be advertised 13. Tenders 14. Deposit 15. Lowest tender need not be accepted 16. Acceptance of tender PART II -- Payment of revenue 17. Mode and condition of payment 18. Officer may enter vessel, etc. 19. Charges to be paid before clearance 20. Guarantee for unpaid charges 21. Liability for goods consigned from ship 22. Liability of consignee and consignor 23. Dues payable by vessels PART III -- Regulation of ships Division 1 -- Port signal code 24. Signals for Pilots 25. Penalty 26. Miscellaneous signals 27. Signals of distress 28. Penalty Division 2 -- Navigation 29. Masters’ and owners’ responsibility for observance of regulations 30. Guns or explosives not to be used 31. Speed of vessels in Harbour 32. Dredger signals 33. Steam whistles 34. Steering sound signals day or night 35. Stranded vessels or other impediments to navigation 36. Interference with buoys, beacons, etc. 37. Anchor lights Division 2A -- Pilotage 37A. Ports (Model Pilotage) Regulations 1994 adopted 37AA. Application fees under Ports (Model Pilotage) Regulations 1994 37AB. Validity of pilotage exemption certificates under Ports and Harbours Regulations Division 3 -- Berthing 38. Responsibilities of Harbour Master when berthing 38A. Use of Taylor Street Jetty 39. Responsibilities of master of vessel when berthing 40. Anchoring or mooring vessels 41. Notification of e.t.a. and application for berth Division 4 -- Vessels in Port 42. Authority of Water Police 43. Lights and gangways on vessels alongside wharves 44. Naked lights prohibited in vessel’s holds 45. Lights on vessels when lying in tier at wharves 46. Safety nets 47. Metal disc hawsers, ropes and springs 48. Openings at ship’s side to be closed at sundown 49. Gangways to be lighted 50. No shipwright’s work permitted on Port Authority property 51. Combustible matter to be heated in a boat 52. Cleaning of wharf berth 53. Mooring appliances and fireplugs to be kept clear 54. Vessels at owner’s risk 55. Defective moorings 56. Watchman to be provided 57. Beaching of vessels 58. Police may board vessels 60. Notice to be given before removal 61. Securing 62. Disposal of refuse 63. Scuttling of vessels 64. Fire 65. Vessel and gear to be kept free and clear of cranes, etc. 66. General order 67. Certificate of Registry PART IV -- Vessel charges 68. Vessel charges and berthing dues 68A. Berthage dues -- Taylor Street Jetty PART V -- Goods and charges thereon Division 1 -- Computation of charges 69. Computation of wharfage handling, etc. 70. Inwards manifests to be supplied and certified to 71. Outwards manifests 72. Payment of wharfage dues, etc. 73. Wharfage and handling charges on cargo 76. Transhipment cargo 78. Charges on vessels, etc. Division 2 -- Handling and custody of cargo 80. Cargo assigned from ship’s slings in railway wagons 81. Receipts for cargo landed into railway wagons 82. Receipts, etc. for inwards cargo 83. General responsibility of Port Authority 84. Delay in delivery of goods 85. Wrong delivery 86. Goods not to be moved 87. Goods not to be handled in wet weather 88. Goods specially treated by Government or other authorities 89. Responsibility in case of fire, etc. 90. Mode of discharging or loading 91. Goods handled out of the ordinary working hours of the Port 95. Discharge or loading to be continuous or as directed 96. Weight of package or article to be marked thereon 97. Cargo deposited on wharf 98. Working hours 99. Vessels working overtime 100. Cost of delays caused by ships to be made good 101. Heavy goods not to be tilted or thrown on the wharves 102. Master responsible for proper slinging of goods 103. Sorting or packing on wharves 104. No goods allowed on roadways 105. Goods falling overboard 106. Limitation of value of goods, lost or damaged 107. Limitation of the amount of liability for goods 108. Limitation of value of goods 109. Passengers’ luggage 110. Persons receiving or retaining goods not their own property 111. Claim in respect of cargo 112. Special indemnity of Port Authority against liability Division 3 -- Storage of cargo 113. Port Authority not bound to find storage accommodation 114. Period of storage 115. Goods to be removed, or may be sold 116. Storage rates for goods 117. Extension of prescribed storage period 118. Limit of storage 119. Goods left on wharf may be opened, etc. 120. Special charge to clear sheds or wharves PART VI -- Inflammable liquids and oils 121. Exemptions 122. Interpretation 123. General regulation applying to all vessels 124. Vessels with oil in bulk 125. Vessels with inflammable liquid 126. Vessels with inflammable liquid otherwise than in bulk 127. Tank ships 128. Inflammable liquid on wharves or in sheds PART VII -- Noxious, dangerous and inflammable materials and explosives 129. Noxious or dangerous goods 130. Vessel not obliged to carry dangerous goods 131. Exemptions 132. Signals to be exhibited 133. Shipping of explosives 134. Lighters to be licensed 135. Towing of lighters 136. No explosives on passenger vessels 137. Conveyance in mixed classes 138. To be protected against fire 139. Iron and steel to be covered 140. Matches 141. Stowing of explosives 142. No smoking 143. Conduct of persons 144. Prevention of accidents 145. Conditions applying to loading and unloading of explosives 146. Not to be conveyed with other merchandise 147. Delays to be avoided 148. Fires, lights, water, etc. 149. Regulations to be exhibited 150. Lighters to have person in charge 151. Quantity to be conveyed 152. Space between lighters 153. General precautions 154. Explosives to be marked 155. Explosives to be inspected 156. Explosives stored in lighters PART VIII -- Pipe lines for transmission of inflammable liquids and oils 157. Application 158. Installation and repairs 159. Construction 160. Electrical equipment 161. Maintenance and operation 162. Liquids derived from petroleum, coal or shale may be pumped after sunset, in certain cases PART IX -- Miscellaneous charges Division 1 -- Hire of crane 163. Applications for cranes 164. Calculation of crane hire 165. No liability for loss 166. Expenses to be paid 167. Responsibility of hirers 168. General responsibility 169. Work in overtime hours 170. Tampering with cranes Division 2 -- Hire of springs 171. Springs must be used 172. Number to be used 173. Receipts for springs 174. Safety clearance 175. Members not responsible 176. Responsibility of hirers 177. Calculation of hire Division 3 -- Charges relating to mooring and unmooring of vessels 178. Mooring and unmooring Division 4 -- Other charges and rebates 179. Charges for other plant and equipment 180. Port Authority may rebate certain charges 181. Rebate of wharfage charges 182. Charges for incomplete services PART X -- Miscellaneous provisions Division 1 -- Bathing 183. Bathing from wharves 184. Depth of water 185. Life-saving appliances 186. Experienced attendant required Division 2 -- General 187. Touting 188. Stray boats to be handed over to the general manager 189. Rubbish or offensive matter, etc., shall not be put into water 190. Dead animals 191. Interference with notice boards 192. Defacement and bill posting prohibited 193. Life-saving appliances 194. Dragging or grappling in the Harbour 195. Vehicles on wharves or in sheds 195A. Vehicles on Taylor Street Jetty 196. Vehicle may be moved 197. Preservation of order 198. Riding and driving upon wharves or approach roads 199. Speed limit 200. Disorderly persons 201. Smoking and loitering 202. Nuisances 203. Yacht moorings 204. Private jetties and moorings 205. Boat races 206. Auction sales, etc. 207. Removal of material 208. Unserviceable vessels may be removed 209. Damage by water from ships 210. Fire alarms and appliances 211. Wharves may be closed 212. Persons not allowed on wharves or jetties except on business 212A. Public demonstrations on wharves and jetties 213. Cargo not to be shipped at landing steps 214. Fishing 215. No building allowed on jetty 216. Climbing about structures not permitted 217. Tampering with water appliances 218. Tampering with electric light or power mains 219. Tugs, lighters and other vessels to be licensed 220. Complaints 221. Where stock to be landed 222. Stock vessels to clean up 223. Exemption from liability 224. Wharf holidays 225. Decaying goods or material not to be placed or left on wharves, jetties, etc. 226. Special services 226A. Persons in breach of regulations to give name and address and leave premises when required to do so 226B. Persons in breach of regulations may be apprehended and removed from premises PART XI -- Application of regulations and penalties 227. Application to ships and vessels 228. Penalties FIRST SCHEDULE SECOND SCHEDULE THIRD SCHEDULE FIFTH SCHEDULE Compilation table