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Port of London Act 1968

(as amended)

The following is an updated version of the original Port of London Act 1968 as at January 2014. Although every effort has been made to ensure the amendments reflect the current position, the original sources must be consulted where complete accuracy of the wording is required. 

This version will be updated from time to time. Any inaccuracies found should be reported to the Port of London Authority.

A few notes have been inserted to assist the reader trace original sources, meanings or cross references, but where acts or orders are referred to these are constantly changing and the notes will, from time to time, be out of date.

The reader should carry out his or her own research as to whether the acts or orders referred to are still in force and still applicable.

The Port of London Act 1968 (as amended) is available to download as a PDF:

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Sections

COVER AND CONTENTS 
PART I PRELIMINARY Sections 1-2
PART II CONSTITUTION OF THE PORT AUTHORITY Sections 3-4
PART III DUTIES AND GENERAL POWERS OF THE PORT AUTHORITY Sections 5-20
PART IV THE FINANCES OF THE PORT AUTHORITY Sections 21-59. Section 34 repealed
PART V THE THAMES Sections 60-93
PART VI PREVENTION OF POLLUTION Sections 94-107 repealed
PART VII VESSELS AND NAVIGATION Sections 108-138
PART VIII WATERMEN AND LIGHTERMEN Sections 139-140
PART IX GOODS TRAFFIC Sections 141-153
PART X THE PORT AUTHORITY'S POLICE FORCE Sections 154-160
PART XI BYELAWS Sections 161-170
PART XII THE SURREY CANAL Sections 171-174 repealed
PART XIII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS Sections 175-207
PART XIV SUPPLEMENTARY Sections 208-216, Schedules 1-11