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The Pilotage Act 1987 (Pilotage Commission: Transfer of Property, Rights and Liabilities) Order 1990

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1.—(1) In this Scheme–

  • “Competent Harbour Authority” has the meaning set out in Section 1 of the Pilotage Act 1987;

  • Commission” means the Pilotage Commission;

  • Commissioners” means the Commissioners of the Commission;

  • EPCA” means the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978(1);

  • Insolvency Act” and “Insolvency Rules” mean, respectively, the Insolvency Act 1986(2) and the Insolvency Rules 1986(3) as amended by the Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 1987(4). References in the Insolvency Act and Insolvency Rules to “the company” shall be deemed to be references to “the Commission”;

  • “Liquidation Date” means the date on which the Commissioners shall pass a resolution for the winding-up of the Commission in accordance with paragraph (1) of Article 2 hereof;

  • “Liquidators” means the persons appointed pursuant to paragraph (1) of Article 2 hereof;

(2) The Interpretation Act 1978(5) shall apply for the interpretation of this Scheme as it applies for the interpretation of an Act or Parliament and as if this Scheme was an Act of Parliament.

(3) Words and expressions defined in the Insolvency Act and Insolvency Rules and used in this Scheme shall except insofar as the context otherwise requires have the meaning ascribed to them in the Insolvency Act and Insolvency Rules.


S.I. 1986/1925.


S.I. 1987/1919.

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