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Colchester Borough Council Act 2001

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2Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “the 1961 Act” means the Land Compensation Act 1961 (c. 33);

  • “the 1972 Act” means the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70);

  • “the appointed day” means the day appointed by the Council in accordance with section 4 (Appointed day) of this Act as the appointed day for the purposes of this Act;

  • the borough” means the borough of Colchester;

  • the Commissioners” means the Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners, who are the statutory harbour authority for the harbour of Brightlingsea;

  • “the Council” means the Colchester Borough Council;

  • “the harbour of Colchester, the limits of which extend from the North Bridge, Colchester (51°53.6'N, 00°54.0'E) down the River (including its creeks and branches, other than Brightlingsea Creek) to an imaginary line drawn south-westward through two beacons at Colne Point (51°46.1'N, 01°02.7'E), thence to the Inner Bench Head Buoy (51°45.9'N, 01°01.9'E), thence to the Fishery Buoy (51°45.9'N, 01°01.6'E) and thence northward to Mersea Stone (51°48.0'N, 01°00.5'E)">the harbour” means the harbour of Colchester, the limits of which extend from the North Bridge, Colchester (51°53.6'N, 00°54.0'E) down the River (including its creeks and branches, other than Brightlingsea Creek) to an imaginary line drawn south-westward through two beacons at Colne Point (51°46.1'N, 01°02.7'E), thence to the Inner Bench Head Buoy (51°45.9'N, 01°01.9'E), thence to the Fishery Buoy (51°45.9'N, 01°01.6'E) and thence northward to Mersea Stone (51°48.0'N, 01°00.5'E);

  • “harbour authority” has the same meaning as in the Harbours Act 1964 (c. 40);

  • “the River” means the River Colne;

  • “statutory undertaker” means—

    (a)

    any person who is a statutory undertaker for any of the purposes of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8); and

    (b)

    any operator of a telecommunications code system.

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