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166Interpretation: generalS

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(1)In this Act—

  • the 2009 Act” means the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (c.23),

  • the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations” means the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/2716),

  • European marine site” has the same meaning as in regulation 2(1) of the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations,

  • fish farm” means a place where fish or shellfish (including any kind of crustacean or mollusc) are bred, reared or kept,

  • the Habitats Directive” means Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna or flora (as amended from time to time),

  • marine installation” means any artificial island, installation or structure (other than a vessel),

  • marine structure” means a platform or other artificial structure at sea, other than a pipeline,

  • UK marine area” has the meaning given in section 42 of the 2009 Act,

  • the Wild Birds Directive” means Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds (as amended from time to time).

(2)The expressions listed in schedule 5 are defined or otherwise explained for the purposes of this Act by the provisions indicated in the schedule.

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