Transport Administration Act 1988 No 109
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 28 November 2014 at 12:20)
Part 3ADivision 3

Division 3 Functions of Sydney Ferries

35C   Sydney ferry services

(1)  Sydney Ferries may operate Sydney ferry services.
(2), (3)  (Repealed)
(4)  The operation of a ferry service by Sydney Ferries is subject to the requirements of the Passenger Transport Act 1990.

35D   Other transport services

Sydney Ferries may operate other transport services, including bus services, whether or not in connection with its ferry services.

35E   Other functions of Sydney Ferries

(1)  Sydney Ferries has the functions conferred or imposed on it by or under this or any other Act.
(2)  Sydney Ferries may:
(a)  conduct any business (whether or not related to its functions) that it considers will further its objectives, and
(b)  provide facilities or services that are ancillary to or incidental to its functions, and
(c)  acquire and develop any land, and
(d)  acquire or build, and maintain or dispose of, any engines, vessels, vehicles, plant, machinery or equipment, and
(e)  make and enter into contracts or arrangements for the carrying out of works or the performance of services or the supply of goods or materials, and
(f)  make and enter into contracts or arrangements with any person for the operation by that person, on such terms as may be agreed on, of any of Sydney Ferries’ ferry or other transport services or of any of Sydney Ferries’ businesses, and
(g)  appoint agents, and act as agents for other persons.

35EA   Sale, lease or other disposal of land

(1)  Sydney Ferries may, with the approval of the Minister, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of any of its land.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), the approval of the Minister is not required:
(a)  for any lease for a term not exceeding 5 years, or
(b)  for a sale, lease or other disposal of land not exceeding such value, or in such circumstances, as the Minister may determine from time to time.
(3)  (Repealed)

35F   Acquisition of land by Sydney Ferries

(1)  Sydney Ferries may, for any purposes of Sydney Ferries, acquire land (including an interest in land) by agreement or by compulsory process in accordance with the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991.
(2)  The other purposes for which land may be acquired under subsection (1) include for the purposes of a future sale, lease or disposal, that is, to enable Sydney Ferries to exercise its functions in relation to land under this Act.
(3)  For the purposes of the Public Works Act 1912, any such acquisition of land is taken to be an authorised work and Sydney Ferries is, in relation to that authorised work, taken to be the Constructing Authority.
(4)  Sydney Ferries may not give a proposed acquisition notice under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 without the approval of TfNSW.
(5)  Any such acquisition is not void merely because it is expressed to be for the purposes of Sydney Ferries or for the purposes of this Act.
(6)  Part 3 of the Public Works Act 1912 does not apply in respect of works constructed for the purposes of this section.

35G   Effect of Division

This Division does not limit the functions of Sydney Ferries apart from this Division, but is subject to the provisions of this Act and any other Act or law.
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