This legislation has been repealed.
The Port Authority is
not responsible for loss of or damage to goods, while in their custody,
occasioned by fire, water used in extinguishing fire, or vermin, or for loss
or damage to ironwork or goods of that character in an unprotected state that
may be stacked on any wharf or on any land under the jurisdiction of the Port
Authority; and any action of the Port Authority in endeavouring temporarily to
cover or protect those goods shall not be held to cast upon it any liability
for loss or damage.