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Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm (Navigation and Fishing) (Scotland) Act 2003

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9Interpretation

(1)In this Act—

  • “the anemometry mast” means the mast erected for the purpose of measuring wind speeds and directions described in section 1(1)(c) of this Act;

  • “the electrical substation” means the structure described in section 1(1)(b) of this Act;

  • “the level of high water” means the level of mean high-water springs;

  • “the limits of deviation” means the area within which the undertaker may deviate in constructing and maintaining the regulated works pursuant to section 2 of this Act;

  • “maintain” includes retain, inspect, repair, alter, remove, reconstruct, relay, replace and, in so far as it may cause an obstruction to navigation or fishing, operate; and “maintenance” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “reference point” means Ordnance Survey National Grid reference point;

  • “the regulated works” means the works described in section 1 of this Act and references to a regulated work shall be construed accordingly;

  • “Scottish waters” means waters which are to be treated as internal waters or territorial sea of the United Kingdom adjacent to Scotland for the purpose of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46);

  • “turbine” means a wind turbine generator described in section 1(1)(a) of this Act and references to numbered turbines are to the numbers assigned to each turbine in paragraph 1 of the schedule to this Act;

  • “the undertaker” means Offshore Energy Resources Limited and Solway Offshore Limited acting jointly or, as the case may be, any person to whom the powers conferred by this Act are transferred in an agreement under section 8 of this Act;

  • “vessel” means a ship, boat, raft or water craft of any description and includes non-displacement craft, seaplanes and any other thing constructed or adapted for floating on or being submersed in water (whether permanently or temporarily) and a hovercraft or other amphibious vehicle.

(2)All dimensions stated in any description of works shall be construed as if the word “approximately” were inserted before each such dimension.

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