P&O Ferries backlash leaves UK ports in legal limbo
UK government plans to ask ports to check on ferry crew wages could put put the ports in breach of a 175-year-old law
Port leaders are concerned that they could be sued by operators under the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act of 1847 if they follow a government request to refuse entry to ferries whose crews are being paid less than the UK minimum wage
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