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The Electricity Act 1989 (Modification of Local Enactments) (Scotland) Order 1990

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2.  For section 4 the following is substituted:–

In this Order unless the context otherwise requires–

(1) words and expressions have the same meaning for the purpose of this Order as they have for the purpose of the 1989 Act;

(2) the following words and expressions have the following meanings assigned to them:–

“the 1989 Act” means the Electricity Act 1989;

Board” means the South of Scotland Electricity Board;

“consumer” means a person supplied with electricity in accordance with the provisions of the 1989 Act.

“daily penalty” means a penalty for every day on which an offence continues after conviction therefor;

“dam” includes barrage;

“district” means any area of Scotland not included in the specified area described in an order made under section 3(2)(a) of the 1989 Act.

“entitled” when used with reference to a section of this Order means bearing the marginal note;

“existing” means existing at the commencement of this Order;

“high-water mark” means high-water mark of ordinary spring tides;

“repeal” includes revoke;

“road” means, notwithstanding the provisions in paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 to the 1989 Act,–


any length of a road (other than a waterway), lane, footpath, alley or passage;


any square or court; and


any length of land laid out as a way whether it is for the time being formed as a way or not;

irrespective of whether or not there is over the road or other thing in question a public right of passage;

“Stewartry” means the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright;

“street” means road;

Street Works Act” means the Public Utilities Street Works Act 1950..

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