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47 Interpretation of Chapter 1E+W+S+N.I.

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(1)In this Chapter—

  • [F1accredited inspector” means a weights and measures inspector in relation to whom an accreditation under section 41A is for the time being in force;]

  • accredited person” means a person in relation to whom an accreditation under section 41 is for the time being in force;

  • community safety functions” means any functions the carrying out of which would be facilitated by the ability to exercise one or more of the powers mentioned in Schedule 5;

  • conduct” includes omissions and statements;

  • designated person” means a person in relation to whom a designation under section 38 or 39 is for the time being in force;

  • F2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F4weights and measures inspector” means an inspector of weights and measures appointed under section 72(1) of the Weights and Measures Act 1985.]

(2)In this Chapter—

(a)references to carrying on business include references to carrying out functions under any enactment; and

(b)references to the employees of a person carrying on business include references to persons holding office under a person, and references to employers shall be construed accordingly.

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F1S. 47(1): definition of "accredited inspector" inserted (1.4.2007) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 52, 53, Sch. 14 para. 45; S.I. 2007/709, art. 3(p) (subject to arts. 6, 7)

F3S. 47(1): definition of "Service Authority" repealed (1.4.2006) by Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15), ss. 59, 174, 178, Sch. 4 para. 184, Sch. 17 Pt. 2; S.I. 2006/378, art. 4(1), Sch. paras. 10, 12, 13(oo) (subject to art. 4(2)-(7))

F4S. 47(1): definition of "weights and measures inspector" inserted (1.4.2007) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 52, 53, Sch. 14 para. 45; S.I. 2007/709, art. 3(p) (subject to arts. 6, 7)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 47 applied (with modifications) (1.7.2004) by Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20), ss. 28(1)(f)(2), 120 (with s. 72); S.I. 2004/1572, art. 3(k)

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