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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

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(1)In this Act—

  • “advertising licence” includes any kind of consent, certificate, permission or other authorisation (by whatever name) which relates to advertising (other than an authorisation or permission obtained by virtue of the advertising regulations),

  • “building” does not include—

    (a)

    a caravan, marquee, stall, tent or other temporary or moveable structure,

    (b)

    a building (or part of a building) which is designed or used generally as a car park,

  • “council” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39),

  • “Games offence” means an offence under this Act,

  • “Games ticket” means any ticket, card, electronic device or other thing which entitles an individual to attend—

    (a)

    an event held as part of the Games (whether or not a sporting event and whether or not held in Glasgow), or

    (b)

    any other event connected with the Games specified by order made by Ministers,

  • “Host City Contract” means the Host City Contract for the Games,

  • “house”—

    (a)

    means any building (or part of a building), flat, mobile home, houseboat, caravan or other place which is occupied only as a separate dwelling, but

    (b)

    does not include any yard, garden, garage, outbuilding or other similar area or structure,

  • “Ministers” means the Scottish Ministers,

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by the trading regulations or, as the case may be, the advertising regulations,

  • “road” has the same meaning as in the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54),

  • “sale” includes “trade” (and vice versa) and references to selling and trading are to be construed accordingly,

  • “trading licence” includes any kind of consent, certificate, permission or authorisation (by whatever name) which relates to trading (other than an authorisation or permission obtained by virtue of the trading regulations),

  • “traffic authority” has the same meaning in this Act as in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27) (see section 121A of that Act).

(2)The words and other expressions listed in the schedule (index) are defined or otherwise explained for the purposes of this Act by the provisions indicated in the schedule.

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