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Inland Navigation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954

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(1)In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears, the expression—

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  • “Coalisland Canal” means the undertaking acquired by the Lagan Navigation Company by virtue of section three of the Ulster Canal and Tyrone Navigation Act, 1888 [1888 c.cxxvii] , and in the preamble to that Act referred to as “the Tyrone Navigation or Coal Island Canal”;

  • “conferred” in relation to functions, includes imposed;

  • “enactment” includes any provision in any Act (whether public general, local or private) of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and a provision in any Order in Council, order, regulation, rule, bye-law or other instrument made under any such Act;

  • “exercise”, in relation to functions, includes performance, and grammatical variations of that expression shall be construed accordingly;

  • “functions” includes powers and duties;

  • “Lagan Navigation Acts” means the Lagan Navigation Act, 1843 [1843 c.civ] , the Lagan Navigation Act, 1873 [1873 c.lxv] , and the Ulster Canal and Tyrone Navigation Act, 1888;

  • “land” includes land covered by water, and any estate or interest in land, and any easement or right in, to or over land or water;

  • “Lower Reaches of the Lagan Navigation” means that part of the Lagan Navigation situate between the First Locks at Stranmillis in the County Borough of Belfast and the Union Locks at Sprucefield in the County of Down, inclusive of the said First Locks and extending to but exclusive of Lock 17;

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  • “Upper Reaches of the Lagan Navigation” means that part of the Lagan Navigation situate between Lough Neagh and the Union Locks at Sprucefield in the County of Down, extending to and inclusive of Lock 17.

Subs. (2) rep. by 1954 c. 33 (NI)

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