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Industrial Development Act 1982

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Part VGeneral

18Interpretation

(1)In this Act " development area ", " special development area " and " intermediate area " mean an area for the time being specified or designated by an order made, or having effect as if made, under section 1 above, as the case may be, as a development area, as a special development area or as an intermediate area.

(2)In determining for the purposes of section 1(6), 2(6) or 4(4) of this Act the date when the construction of a building or the carrying out of works was begun, no account shall be taken of any work on the clearance or preparation of the site.

19Consequential provisions etc. and repeals

(1)Schedule 2 to this Act (which contains amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act, transitional provisions and savings) shall have effect; and the provisions of that Schedule are without prejudice to sections 16 and 17 of the Interpretation Act 1978 (which relate to repeals).

(2)Subject to the provisions of Schedule 2 to this Act, the enactments and instruments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act are hereby repealed or, as the case may be, revoked to the extent specified in the third column of Schedule 3.

20Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Industrial Development Act 1982.

(2)This Act shall come into force on the expiration of the period of three months beginning with its passing.

(3)This Act extends to England and Wales and, except for section 14, to Scotland ; but only the following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland, that is to say, Part III, sections 11 and 12, and this section and (so far as they relate to enactments which extend to Northern Ireland) sections 15 and 19 and Schedules 2 and 3.

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