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Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969

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10Interpretation of Part I

(1)In this Part of this Act (and in any provision of the principal Act where these expressions occur).—

(a)"tip", "active tip" and "closed tip" shall be construed in accordance with section 2 above ;

(b)" tipping operations " means the depositing of refuse from a mine or quarry and the carrying out of any operations necessary for, or incidental to, the depositing of the refuse ; and

(c)" tipping rules " shall be construed in accordance with section 5(1) above.

(2)For the purposes of this Part of this Act and of the principal Act the mine or quarry with which a tip is associated shall be determined as follows.—

(a)in the case of a tip on premises which are deemed to form part of a mine or quarry for the purposes of the principal Act, the tip is associated with that mine or quarry;

(b)in the case of a tip not falling within paragraph (a) above but on premises which, at any time after the commencement of the principal Act, were deemed to form part of a mine or quarry for the purposes of that Act, the tip is associated with that mine or quarry (or, as the case may be, the last such mine or quarry); and

(c)in any other case, the tip is associated with the mine or quarry from which refuse was deposited on the tip, or, in the case of a tip which was used for the deposit of refuse from two or more mines or quarries, such one of those mines or quarries as the Minister may direct.

(3)Any reference in this Part of this Act to any other enactment shall be taken as referring to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Part of this Act.

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