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North Yorkshire County Council Act 1991

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1Citation and commencement

This Act may be cited as the North Yorkshire County Council Act 1991 and shall come into operation at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.


In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

  • “appointed day” has the meaning given by section 3 of this Act;

  • “the bridge” means Cawood Bridge;

  • “commercial vessel” means any vessel used for—


    the carriage of goods; or


    the carriage of passengers for reward;

  • “the council” means North Yorkshire County Council;

  • “the county” means the county of North Yorkshire;

  • “proper officer”, in relation to any purpose, means an officer appointed for the purpose by the council;

  • “vessel” means any ship, barge, boat or water craft of any description.

3Appointed day

(1)In this Act “the appointed day”, in relation to any provision, means such day as may be fixed for the purposes of that provision by resolution of the council.

(2)The council shall publish in a newspaper circulating in the county a notice—

(a)of the passing of any such resolution and of the day fixed thereby; and

(b)of the general effect of the provision for the purposes of which the day has been fixed;

and the day so fixed shall not be earlier than the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date of the publication of the notice.

4Evidence of publication of notices

A photostatic or other reproduction certified by the proper officer to be a true reproduction of a page, or part of a page, of any newspaper being a page or part bearing the date of its publication and containing a notice mentioned in section 3 or 5 of this Act shall be evidence of the publication of the notice and of the date of publication.

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