Newport Harbour Commissioners

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NRW
Natural Resources Wales

CHA
A Competent Harbour Authority pursuant to section 1 of the Pilotage Act 1987

COMAH
Control of Major Accidents and Hazards

DfT
Department for Transport

Harbour Byelaws
The Byelaws made by Newport harbour Commissioners (1992) HRO which was confirmed by the Secretary of State 1990

NHMP
Newport Harbour Management Plan

Newport Harbour
the area within the limits defined in Interpretation 2 of the Newport (South Wales) Harbour Revision Constitution Order 2003

HA
a harbour authority as defined in the Harbours Act 1964

HRO
the Newport (South Wales) Harbour Revision Constitution Order 2003

Harbour
a harbour as defined in the Harbours Act 1964

Harbour Master
responsible for enforcing the regulations of the harbour, in order to ensure the safety of navigation, the security of the harbour and the correct operation of port facilities.

Main channel
the main navigation channel as defined on Admiralty Chart No 1176

NNR
National Nature Reserve

OPRC
The International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation 1990

PMSC
The Port Marine safety Code for Ports issued by the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions and includes the Guide to Good Practice on port marine safety operation by the Department

SSSI
Site of Special Scientific Interest

SAC
Special Area of Condervation

SPA
Special protection Area

The 1987 Act
The Pilotage Act 1987

The Plan
the Newport Harbour Commissioners Strategy, management and Policy Review for the Port and Harbour of Newport