1340. Application of shipping provisions to seaplanes.

Rules may be made under the Dockyard Ports Regulation Act 18651 concerning the lights or signals to be carried or used and the steps to be taken to avoid collisions between vessels in dockyard ports2. For the purpose of the Dockyard Ports Regulation Act 1865 and rules made under it, seaplanes3 are deemed to be vessels when on the surface of the water4. Any power or duty conferred or imposed on a conservancy authority5 or a harbour authority6 by any enactment7 to make byelaws8 for the regulation of ships or vessels must be construed as including a power or