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The Lerwick Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2003

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2.  In this Order–

the Authority” means Lerwick Port Authority;

Seal” means the corporate seal of the Authority;

the Board” means the Members of the Authority or a quorum thereof acting collectively;

“the 1999 Order” means the Lerwick Harbour Revision Order 1999(2);

“application date” means the last Friday of May 2003 and annually thereafter;

“appointing body” has the meaning given by article 5(1);

“approved candidates” means applicants for election whom the appointing body decide should go forward for election under article 5(4);

Member” means a Member of Lerwick Port Authority holding office either under the 1999 Order or this Order as the case may require;

“election date” means a Tuesday in July;

“the revised constitution date” means the election date in the year 2003;

“authorised signatories” means the Chief Executive or the Deputy Chief Executive of the Authority from time to time;

Harbour” means the Port and Harbour of Lerwick as described in the Harbour Acts and Orders and includes the land, buildings, works, plant, property and conveniences connected therewith or any part thereof as the case may be;

“Harbour dues” means dues recovered by the Authority in terms of S.26(2) of the Harbours Act 1964(1) and any statutory amendment or re-enactment thereof;

“register of British ships” means the list of vessels shown on the register which is presently maintained by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen as registrar in terms of The Merchant Shipping Act 1995(3);

“Shetland Islands Council” and “the Council” means the local authority for the Shetland Islands as constituted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(4);

“works licence” means a works licence granted under section 10 of the Lerwick Harbour Order Confirmation Act 1974(5).

(1)

1964 c. 40; section 14 was amended by the Transport Act 1981 (c. 56), section 18 and Schedule 6, paragraphs 2 to 4 and 14, and by the Transport and Works Act 1992 (c. 42), section 63(1) and Schedule 3, paragraph 1.

(2)

S.I. 1999/1170.

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