Amendments made: No. 11, in page 8, line 11, after ' words"', insert
(disregarding any increase in the dues attributable to failure to comply with the requirements of bye-laws in force in the district about requests for pilots)'.
§ No. 12, in page 8, line 43, leave out second 'a' and insert 'first'.
§ No. 13, in page 8, line 45, leave out 'as a' and insert 'first'.
No. 14, in page 9, line 9, leave out 'port authority' and insert
'body managing or regulating the port'.
No. 15, in page 9, line 27, leave out from 'section' to end of line 44 and insert
(5) It shall be a defence in proceedings for an offence under the preceding subsection to prove that on the occasion to which the charge relates the ship was being navigated in the pilotage district in question only so far as was necessary to avoid serious danger to the ship.'.—[Mr. Clinton Davis.]