The New Forest National Park Authority (Establishment) Order 2005

Interpretation

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2.  In this Order—

“the 1972 Act” means the Local Government Act 1972(1);

“the 1989 Act” means the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(2);

“the 1995 Act” means the Environment Act 1995;

“the 2000 Act” means the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000(3);

“the acting National Park officer” means the officer appointed by the Secretary of State in accordance with article 11(1);

“the Authority” means the New Forest National Park Authority established by article 3;

“the establishment date” means 1st April 2005;

“the National Park officer” means the officer appointed by the Authority in accordance with paragraph 14 of Schedule 7 to the 1995 Act;

“a New Forest local authority” means a council mentioned in article 5;

“the operational date” means 1st April 2006;

“the relevant functions” means the functions which under Part III of the 1995 Act or this Order become, on the operational date, functions of the Authority; and

“the transitional period” means the period beginning with the establishment date and ending with 31st March 2006.