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The Electricity Generators (Aluminium) (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Order 2000

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2.—(1) In this Order–

“the 1975 Act” means the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975;

a Company” means–


Alcan Aluminium UK Ltd.; or


the Lochaber Power Company;

“declared net capacity” means the highest generation of electricity at the generator terminals, which can be maintained indefinitely without causing damage to the generating plant, less so much of that generation as is consumed by the plant, expressed in megawatts to the nearest one hundredth part of a megawatt and calculated on the assumption that the water flow is sufficient to power the generating plant at its highest generation of electricity;

“financial year” means the period of twelve months beginning with 1st April;

“generating plant”, in relation to any lands or heritages, means plant in or on the lands and heritages which is used or available for use for the purposes of generating electricity; and

“prescribed class of lands and heritages” means the class of lands and heritages prescribed for the purposes of section 6(1) of the 1975 Act in article 3 of this Order.

(2) Any reference in this Order to–

(a)lands and heritages occupied by a Company includes a reference to lands and heritages which, if unoccupied, are owned by that Company; and

(b)lands and heritages used for any purpose includes a reference to lands and heritages which are unused but in relation to which it appears that, when next in use, they will be used for such a purpose.

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