§ This Act shall (except as expressly provided) come into operation on the first day of April, nineteen hundred and thirteen: Provided that any enactment, order, charter, custom, by-law, regulation or provision with reference to pilotage affecting any pilotage district in particular, and in force at the time of the passing of this Act, including any exemptions from compulsory pilotage taking effect thereunder, shall remain in force notwithstanding anything in this Act or any repeal effected by this Act, until provision is made by Pilotage Order under this Act superseding any such enactment, order, charter, custom, by-law, regulation, or provision.
§ Lords Amendment agreed to: After the word "order," to insert the words "or in the case of a by-law by by-law made."
§ Remaining Lords Amendments agreed to.
I beg to move, "That a Committee be appointed to draw up a reason to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to one of the Lords Amendments to the Bill, and that Mr. Buxton, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Bird, Mr. Mason, and Mr. Joyce be members of the Committee; that three be the quorum, and that they withdraw immediately to draw up a reason."
§ Question put, and agreed to.
§ Reasons for disagreeing to certain of the Lords Amendments reported, and agreed to.
§ To be communicated to the Lords.—[Mr. Sydney Buxton.]