This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
“Gypsies and Travellers” (“Sipsiwn a Theithwyr”) means persons of nomadic habit of life, whatever their race or origin, but does not include members of an organised group of travelling showpeople, or persons engaged in travelling circuses, travelling together as such;
“local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means the council of a Welsh county or county borough;
“local authority Gypsy and Traveller site” (“safle Sipsiwn a Theithwyr awrdurdod lleol”) has the meaning given by section 2(5);
“owner” (“perchennog”) is to be construed in accordance with section 3 (but see also sections 39(2), 42 and 55(2)) and related expressions are to be construed accordingly;
“pitch fee” (“ffi am y llain”) means the amount which the occupier of a mobile home is required by an agreement to pay for the right to station the mobile home on the pitch and for use of the common areas of the protected site and their maintenance, but does not include amounts due in respect of gas, electricity, water and sewerage or other services, unless the agreement expressly provides that the pitch fee includes such amounts;
“planning permission” (“caniatâd cynllunio”) means permission under Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;
“protected site” (“safle gwarchodedig”) has the meaning given by section 2(2);
“regulated site” (“safle rheoleiddiedig”) has the meaning given by section 2(1);
“site licence” (“trwydded safle”) has the meaning given by section 5(1).
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