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The Highland Council (Muck) Harbour Empowerment Order 1999

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Incorporation of Highland Regional Council (Harbours) Order

3.—(1) The Highland Regional Council (Harbours) Order (except sections 59, 62, 63 and 64) as confirmed by the Act of 1991, so far as applicable for the purposes and not inconsistent with the provisions of this Order, is hereby incorporated with and forms part of this Order subject to the modifications stated in paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2) In construing, for the purposes of this Order, the provisions of the Highland Regional Council (Harbours) Order as incorporated with this Order–

(a)the expression “the Council” means the Highland Council;

(b)the expression “harbour limits plans” means the plans showing the limits of harbour jurisdiction at Muck, two copies of which have been deposited at the Scottish Executive and one copy of which has been deposited at the offices of the Council; and

(c)the expression “the undertaking” means the harbour undertaking of the Council at Muck authorised by this Order.

(3) Section 3(4) of the Highland Regional Council (Harbours) Order shall have effect as if for the reference to section 634 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894(1) there were substituted a reference to section 193 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(2).

(4) Schedule 1 of the Highland Regional Council (Harbours) Order shall have effect as if there were added the following provision–


All waters below the level of high water forming Port Mor commencing at a point NM 142201 778535, thence in a south easterly direction for a distance of 650 metres to a point NM 142644 778062, thence in a north easterly direction for a distance of 490 metres to a point NM 143058 778320, thence in a north westerly direction for a distance of 756 metres to a point NM 142670 778968, on the level of high water..

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