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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966

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46General interpretation

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—" the Act of 1963 " means the Local Government (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1963 ;

" highway authority " has the meaning assigned to it in relation to Scotland by section 257(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1960, and "local highway authority" means a highway authority other than the Secretary of State;

" housing revenue account" has the same meaning as in section 137 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1950;

" joint board " includes a combination or joint committee of local authorities;

" land " includes land covered by water and any interest in or right over land ;

" local authority" means a county council or the town council of a burgh ;

" local water authority " has the meaning assigned to it by section 5(4) of the Water (Scotland) Act 1946;

" product of a rate of one penny in the pound " and " standard penny rate product" have the meanings assigned to them by section 9 of the Act of 1963 ;

" rate " does not include any domestic water rate;

" rating authority" has the meaning assigned to it by section 209 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947;

" road " has the meaning assigned to it by section 257(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1960;

" Valuation Acts " means the Lands Valuation (Scotland) Act 1854, and the Acts amending that Act;

" valuation roll" includes a supplementary valuation roll made up under section 11 of the Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956, except in relation to section 14 of this Act;

" water undertaking " means an undertaking for the supply of water carried on by a local water authority;

" year " has the meaning assigned to it by section 26(2) of the Act of 1963 ; and

" year of revaluation " has the meaning assigned to it by section 9 of the Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956.

(2)References in this Act to any enactment are references to that enactment as amended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.

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