River Humber (Upper Pyewipe Outfall) Act 1992

1992 CHAPTER xv

An Act to authorise CIBA-GEIGY Chemicals Limited to construct works and to purchase or use land at Pyewipe, Grimsby, in the county of Humberside; to confer further powers on the Company; and for connected purposes.

[16th July 1992]



CIBA-GEIGY Chemicals Limited (hereinafter called “the Company”) is a company limited by shares, being registered under the [1948 c. 38.] Companies Act 1948, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary, within the meaning of section 736 of the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985, of CIBA-GEIGY PLC, which itself is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CIBA-GEIGY AG of Basle, Switzerland:


The Company owns and operates on the river Humber at Pyewipe, Grimsby, in the county of Humberside a chemical plant and, with statutory consent, trade effluent is at present discharged from the plant into the river:


The Company is currently undertaking investment projects at its Pyewipe plant, including the construction of effluent treatment works:


To enable discharges into the river Humber from the Company’s effluent treatment works to be effectively dispersed in accordance with the requirements and consent of the National Rivers Authority, it is expedient that the Company should be empowered to construct the works authorised by this Act and to purchase or use the land referred to in this Act:


It is expedient that the other powers in this Act contained should be conferred on the Company as therein provided, and that the other provisions in this Act contained should be enacted:


A plan and section showing the line or situation and levels of the work to be constructed under the powers of this Act, and a plan of the land authorised to be purchased or used by this Act, and a book of reference to such plan containing the names of the owners and lessees or reputed owners and lessees and of the occupiers of the said land were duly deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments and in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and with the proper officer of the Humberside County Council, which plan, section and book of reference are respectively referred to in this Act as the deposited plan, the deposited section and the deposited book of reference:


The purposes of this Act cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament:

May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted, by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—