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Constitution - Part 2K - Workington Harbour Board

 

 

1.1 Workington Harbour Board was established by the County Council as a Committee of the Council (under Section 102 of the Local Government Act 1972) to carry out the Council's functions in respect of the Port of Workington under the Harbours Act 1964 and the Workington Harbour Act 1974 (as amended).

1.2 The County Council, as Port Authority for the Port of Workington and as Competent Harbour Authority, operates the Port and Pilotage under the powers granted to it by the Workington Harbour Acts and Orders 1957 to 1999 and the Pilotage Act of 1987, and is a Statutory Harbour Authority under the Harbours Docks and Piers Clauses 1847 and subsequent Acts.

1.3 The Authority is responsible for all areas within the Harbour limits prescribed in Section 12 (Harbour limits) of the Workington Harbour and Dock (Transfer) Act 1957 and the Workington Harbour Revision Order 1999.

2.1 The functions of the Workington Harbour Board are to:

(a) Exercise the County Council's functions in respect of the Port of Workington under the Harbours Act 1964 and the Workington Harbour Act 1974 (as amended).

3.1 The membership of the Workington Harbour Board comprises 12 members, including 4 members of the County Council, as follows:

 Chair - independent appointment;
 Joint Deputy Chair - County Council Councillor;
 Joint Deputy Chair - Allerdale Borough Councillor;
 Two Allerdale Borough Councillors;
 Four County Councillors; and
 Three independent members (including a member nominated by a suitable economic development body based in Cumbria, such body to be agreed by the Corporate Director - Economy and Highways following consultation with the relevant County Council Cabinet member).

4.1 The functions of the Sub-Committee are to deal with any matters of urgency that cannot wait until the next meeting of the Workington Harbour Board.

4.2 The membership of the Sub-Committee comprises the Chair, the two joint Deputy Chairs, and the representative from the agreed economic development body.