What legislation allows closure of navigation by environment agency

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Dear Environment Agency,

Please inform me of the legislation used to close Thames navigation and legislation used re reclassification of Thames navigation to a non navigation thence permiting closure

Yours faithfully,

Edward Suridge

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Dear Mr Surridge,

Further to your recent enquiry through the "What Do They Know" website.

In answer to your enquiry relating to the relevant Act concerning the
closure of a navigable Main river is as follows.

It is section 79(2) of the Thames Conservancy Act 1932 the relevant part
of which states:

Provided also that notwithstanding anything in this section the
Conservators may from time to time exclude the public for a limited period
from specified portions of the Thames for purposes connected with the
navigation or with any public work or uses or for the preservation of
public order.

I hope this answers your question.

Kind Regards

Demetri Somarakis

External Relations Officer

01491 828360

External Relations
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Dear WT Enquiries,

By Crickie Demetri, What chance the whole act?

Dear Mr Somarakis,

Please provide the legal act in total.

Yours sincerely,

edward surridge

WT Enquiries, Environment Agency

1 Attachment

Mr Surridge,

Please find attached the PDF version of the Thames Conservancy Act 1932
which I downloaded from http://www.legislation.gov.uk for your
convenience.

Kind Regards

Demetri Somarakis

External Relations Officer

01491 828360

External Relations
Planning and Corporate Services
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South East Region, West Thames Area
Red Kite House, Howbery Park, Wallingford, OX10 8BD

E-Mail address change: As from 1st April Thames and Southern are merging
to form the new Environment Agency South East Region. This area office
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WT[Environment Agency request email] effective from 28 March.

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