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British Waterways Act 1995

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Part IIntroductory


1In this Schedule—

  • “the certificate” means the certificate relating to any houseboat;

  • “the holder” means the person named in a certificate as the person having control of the houseboat specified in the certificate or the assignee or personal representative (within the meaning of section 55 of the [1925 c. 23.] Administration of Estates Act 1925) of the person so named;

  • “the houseboat” means the houseboat named or otherwise identified in the certificate;

  • “local authority” has the meaning given by section 270 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 or, in relation to Scotland, section 235 of the [1973 c. 65.] Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973;

  • “moor” includes place, keep or maintain and “moored” shall be construed accordingly; and

  • “the site” means the mooring or other location specified in the certificate.


2(1)Part II of this Schedule applies where—

(a)the Board own an interest in, or rights over, the site; and

(b)the site is managed by the Board or their agent.

(2)Part III of this Schedule applies to all certificates.

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