Port of London Act 1908

The Port of London Act 1908 (8 Edw 7, c 68) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established the Port of London Authority and regulated corporate governance at the Port of London.

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Sections 1(1) to (6) stated there shall be a port authority with ten appointed members by the Board of Trade and London County Council.

Section 1(7) went on to say the following:

With a view to providing for the representation of labour on the Port Authority, one of the members of the Port Authority appointed by the Board of Trade shall be appointed by the Board after consultation with such organisations representative of labour as the Board think best qualified to advise them upon the matter, and one of the members of the Port Authority appointed by the London County Council shall be appointed by the council after consultation with such organisations representative of labour as the council think best qualified to advise them upon the matter.

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