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(1)For the purposes of this Act, the 1988 Act and of any byelaw made by the Authority under this Act or (whether before or after the passing of this Act) the 1988 Act “personal water craft” means any personal water craft, that is, any water craft (not being a structure which, by reason of its concave shape, provides buoyancy for the carriage of persons or goods) propelled by a jet drive or other mechanical means of propulsion and steered either—
(a)by means of a handlebar operated linkage system (with or without a rudder at the stern); or
(b)by the person or persons riding the craft using his or their body weight for the purpose; or
(c)by a combination of the methods referred to respectively in (a) and (b) above.
(2)The Secretary of State may by order amend the definition set out in subsection (1), and that definition as so amended shall have effect for the purposes of this Act, the 1988 Act and any byelaw such as is referred to in subsection (1).
(3)An order under subsection (2) shall be made by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
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