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The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Ardveenish) Harbour Revision Order 2000

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2.—(1) In this Order–

“the 1980 Order” means the Ardveenish Harbour Order 1980;

“the 1995 Order” means the Western Isles Islands Council (Various Harbours Jurisdiction and Byelaws) Harbour Revision Order 1995(1);

“the authorised works” means the works authorised by this Order, or as the case may require any part thereof, and includes any work constructed pursuant to article 7 below;

the Comhairle” means Comhairle nan Eilean Siar;

“the deposited plan” and “the deposited sections” means the plan and sections signed on behalf of the Scottish Ministers and marked “Plan and sections referred to in the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Ardveenish) Harbour Revision Order 2000” of which copies are deposited with the Scottish Ministers at the Scottish Executive, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ and with the Comhairle at Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW;

“general direction” means a direction given under article 27 below;

“the harbour” means the harbour of Ardveenish, the area of which is described in article 3 of, and Schedule 1 to, this Order;

“the harbour map” means the map referred to in article 3 below;

“the harbour master” means any person appointed as such by the Comhairle, and includes his deputies and assistants and any other person for the time being authorised by the Comhairle to act, either generally or for a specific purpose in the capacity of harbourmaster;

“the harbour premises” means the quays, piers, landing places and all other works, land and buildings for the time being vested in, or occupied or administered by, the Comhairle as part of the harbour undertaking;

“the harbour undertaking” means the harbour undertaking of the Comhairle at Ardveenish authorised by the Ardveenish Harbour Orders 1980 to 2000;

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

“the limits of deviation” means the limits of deviation for the authorised works shown on the deposited plan;

“special direction” means a direction given under article 29 below;

“tidal work” means so much of any authorised work as is on, under or over tidal waters or tidal lands below the level of high water; and

“vessel” means every description of vessel, however propelled or moved, and includes any thing constructed or used to carry persons or goods by water, a seaplane on or in the water, a hovercraft and a hydrofoil.

(2) All areas, dimensions, directions, distances, lengths, points, situations and other measurements stated in this Order shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each area, dimension, direction, distance, length, point, situation or other measurement.

(3) Reference points specified in this Order shall be construed as references to Ordnance Survey National Grid Reference points.

(4) Any reference in this Order to a work identified by the number of such work shall be construed as a reference to the work of that number authorised by this Order.


S.I. 1995/2007.

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