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River Humber (Upper Pyewipe Outfall) Act 1992

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1Short title

This Act may be cited as the River Humber (Upper Pyewipe Outfall) Act 1992.


(1)In this Act, unless the subject or context otherwise requires—

  • “A.B. Ports” means Associated British Ports;

  • “the Act of 1965” means the [1965 c. 56.] Compulsory Purchase Act 1965;

  • “the Company” means CIBA-GEIGY Chemicals Limited;

  • “the level of high water” means the level of mean high-water springs;

  • “the level of low water” means the level of mean low-water springs;

  • “limit of deviation” means the the limit of deviation shown on the deposited plan;

  • “reference point” means Ordnance Survey National Grid reference point;

  • “the river” means the river Humber;

  • “tidal work” means so much of the works as is on, under or over tidal waters or tidal lands below the level of high water;

  • “the tribunal” means the Lands Tribunal; and

  • “the works” means the works authorised by Part II (Works, etc.) of this Act.

(2)All directions and distances stated in any description of works, powers or lands shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each direction and distance.

(3)Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to Work No. 1 shall be construed as a reference to the work authorised by section 4 of this Act.

(4)If there shall be any inconsistency between any plans approved, requirements made or conditions or restrictions imposed under this Act, whether by A.B. Ports, the National Rivers Authority, an arbitrator or the Secretary of State, the views of the Secretary of State or, in the absence of such views, those of the arbitrator shall prevail.

3Application of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

(1)Part I of the Act of 1965 (except section 4 thereof and paragraph 3 (3) of Schedule 3 thereto), in so far as it is applicable for the purposes of this Act and is not inconsistent with the provisions thereof, shall apply to the compulsory purchase of land under this Act as it applies to a compulsory purchase to which Schedule 1 to the [1981 c. 67.] Acquisition of Land Act 1981 applies and as if this Act were a compulsory purchase order under the said Act of 1981.

(2)In section 11 (1) of the Act of 1965 (which empowers the acquiring authority to enter on and take possession of land the subject of a notice to treat after giving not less than 14 days' notice), as so applied, for the words “fourteen days” there shall be substituted the words “three months”.

(3)The Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 [1845 c. 18.] shall not apply to the purchase of land under this Act.

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