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Folkestone Harbour Act 1992

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This Act may be cited as the Folkestone Harbour Act 1992.


(1)In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

  • “the Company” means Folkestone Properties Limited;

  • “enactment” means any Act (including this Act) and any subordinate legislation within the meaning of the [1978 c. 30.] Interpretation Act 1978;

  • “existing” means existing at the passing of this Act;

  • “the harbour” means those parts of Folkestone Harbour known as the Inner Harbour and the Outer Harbour;

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

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

  • “moorings” includes piled moorings, floating jetties, pontoons, buoys and like apparatus and facilities;

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

  • “Trinity House” means the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond;

  • “the undertaking” means the undertaking of the Company at Folkestone Harbour as transferred to the Company by virtue of the [S.I. 1991/237.] Sealink (Transfer of Folkestone Harbour) Harbour Revision Order 1991 and as from time to time authorised by any enactment;

  • “works” means the works authorised by section 3 (Power to construct works) of this Act and any works constructed under section 4 (Power to make subsidiary works) of this Act for or in connection with or subsidiary to those works and includes those works as altered, replaced or re-laid under subsection (2) of the saidsection 3.

(2)All situations, points, directions, distances, lengths, dimensions, areas and other measurements stated in this Act shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each such situation, point, direction, distance, length, dimension, area or other measurement.

(3)Reference points specified in this Act shall be construed as references to Ordnance Survey National Grid reference points.

(4)Any reference in this Act to a work identified by the number of such work shall be construed as a reference to the work of that number authorised by this Act.

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