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The Isle of Wight Light Railway Order 1991

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(1) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:–

“the Board” means the British Railways Board;

“the Company” means the Isle of Wight Railway Company Limited incorporated under the Companies Acts 1948 and 1967 having its registered office at the Railway Station, Havenstreet, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 4DS;

“the former railway” means the railway or former railway of the Board described in Schedule 1 to this Order together with all lands and works relating thereto;

“the plans” and “sections” means respectively the plans and sections deposited with the Department of Transport in connection with the application for this Order;

“the principal Act” means the Light Railways Act 1896;

“the railway” means the railway authorised to be constructed, made and maintained pursuant to article 5 (Power to make railway) of this Order together with all lands and works relating thereto, and, where any part of the said railway and works remains uncompleted, the expression includes the site of that part.

(2) In this Order, all distances, lengths, measurements and directions stated in any description of works, powers or lands shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each such distance, length, measurement or direction.

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