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Electricity Act 1989

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111General interpretation

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “Area Board” has the same meaning as in the [1947 c. 54.] Electricity Act 1947;

  • “contravention”, in relation to any direction, condition, requirement, regulation or order, includes any failure to comply with it and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;

  • “the Director” means the Director General of Electricity Supply;

  • “Electricity Board” means an Area Board, the Generating Board or a Scottish Board;

  • “the Generating Board” means the Central Electricity Generating Board;

  • “modifications” includes additions, alterations and omissions and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;

  • “Scottish Board” means either the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board or the South of Scotland Electricity Board.

(2)For the purposes of this Act any class or description may be framed by reference to any matters or circumstances whatever.

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