Western Australian Repealed Regulations

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This legislation has been repealed.


20 .         Abandoned boats

        (1)         A boat that is — 

            (a)         beached at a place upon a reserve other than a place set apart by the Board for that purpose;

            (b)         drifting unattended, or sunk; or

            (c)         in the opinion of the Board or an authorised person, abandoned,

                may be removed by an authorised person to a place whether on or off the reserve appointed by the Board for that purpose or, if no such place has been appointed, to a place on or off the reserve determined by an authorised person.

        (2)         A person removing a boat under the authority of this by-law is entitled to take such action as may reasonably be necessary for the purpose of effecting the removal.

        (3)         The owner of a boat removed by the Board under this law shall pay any costs incurred by the Board in removing it and neither the Board nor any authorised person shall be liable to the owner of the boat for any loss or damage arising out of or in consequence of the boat being so removed.

        (4)         The Board may retain possession of the boat removed under this by-law until any amount payable under sub-bylaw (3) is paid.

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