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The Wick Harbour Revision Order 2017

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Wick Harbour Revision Order 2017 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

(2) The Pulteney Harbour Act 1879, the Wick and Pulteney Harbour Order 1883, the Pulteney Harbours Act 1899, the Wick Burgh Extension Order 1902, the Wick and Pulteney Harbours Order Confirmation Act 1903, the Wick Harbour Confirmation Act 1914, the Public Works Facilities Scheme (Wick Harbour) Confirmation Act 1931, the Wick Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2005 and this Order may be cited together as the Wick and Pulteney Harbour Acts and Orders 1879 to 2017.

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2.—(1) In this Order—

“the Authority” means the Wick Harbour Authority as constituted under and for the purposes of the Wick and Pulteney Harbour Acts and Orders 1879 to 2017;

“BOWL” means Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited, a company incorporated in Scotland and registered under company number SC350248;

“Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses” means the general lighthouse authority for Scotland, a body corporate constituted by section 193 and schedule 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(1);

“deposited plan” means the plan which is signed in duplicate with reference to this Order and marked “The Wick Harbour Revision Order 2017 Plan”, one copy of which is deposited at the offices of the Scottish Ministers at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ and the other copy of which is deposited at the offices of the Authority, Harbour Office, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5HA;

“harbour” means the harbour of Wick as defined in the Pulteney Harbour Act 1879, the Wick and Pulteney Harbour Order 1883, the Pulteney Harbours Act 1899, the Wick Burgh Extension Order 1902, the Wick and Pulteney Harbours Order Confirmation Act 1903, the Wick Harbour Confirmation Act 1914, the Public Works Facilities Scheme (Wick Harbour) Confirmation Act 1931 and the Wick Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2005 and includes the works authorised by this Order;

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

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

“undertaking” means the harbour undertaking of the Authority in terms of the Wick and Pulteney Harbour Acts and Orders 1879 to 2017;

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

“works” means the works and operations authorised by this Order, or as the case may require, any part thereof.

(2) In this Order all areas, directions, distances, lengths, widths, heights and grid references as stated in any description of works, powers or lands other than article 4 (power to deviate) shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each such area, direction, distance, length, width, height or grid reference and any reference in a description of works to a point shall be a reference to that point as shown on the deposited plan.

(3) 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.

(1)

1995 c.21. Schedule 8 was amended by section 55 of the Scotland Act 2016 (c.11).

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