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The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Various Harbours) Harbour Revision Order 2002

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2.—(1) In this Order–

“the 1847 Act” means the Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act 1847(1);

“charges” means charges, dues and tolls of every description for the time being payable under any enactment to the Comhairle in relation to the harbour undertaking;

“the Comhairle” means Comhairle nan Eilean Siar;

“general direction” means a direction given under article 18 below;

“harbour area” means an area within which the Comhairle exercise jurisdiction as a harbour authority under article 4 below;

“the harbour maps” means the maps referred to in article 4 below of which copies are deposited at the offices of 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;

“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 harbour master;

“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;

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

“mooring” includes buoys and other apparatus provided for the mooring of vessels;

“special direction” means a direction given under article 20 below;

“vessel” means every description of vessel, however propelled or moved, and includes any thing constructed or adapted for floating on or being submersed in water (whether permanently or temporarily), a seaplane on or in the water, a hovercraft, a hydrofoil and any amphibious vehicle.

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