Historic Canals Regulations
35 (1) No person in charge of a vessel shall allow the vessel to leave an approach wharf to enter a lock of a historic canal, or to leave a lock, until the lock gate or gates are fully open and
(a) no red light or flashing red light is shown by the traffic control device on the lock; or
(b) the person in charge of the vessel is directed by an employee to proceed.
(2) Every person in charge of a vessel waiting to enter a lock of a historic canal shall give way to vessels leaving the lock.
(3) No person in charge of a vessel shall allow the vessel to pass through a lock of a historic canal unless
(a) the vessel is equipped in accordance with section 27;
(b) the vessel and any goods or equipment on the vessel are in a condition that permits passage through the lock in a safe and controlled manner; and
(c) the vessel is of a dimension, configuration or draught that permits safe passage.
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