Foreshore and Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Act 2009

Chapter 3

Amendments to Foreshore Acts 1933 to 2005

Amendment of section 1 (definitions) of Act of 1933.

5.— Section 1 of the Act of 1933 is amended—

(a) by deleting the definition of “the Minister”, and

(b) by deleting so much of that section as occurs after the interpretation given to the word “term” and inserting the following:

“the word ‘ aquaculture ’ has the same meaning as it has for the purposes of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997 ;

the word ‘development’ means the carrying out of any works on, in, over or under the foreshore or the making of any material change in the use of any structures on the foreshore;

the expression ‘fishery harbour centre’ means any area defined by an order for the time being in force under section 2 of the Fishery Harbour Centres Act 1968 and declared by such order to be a fishery harbour centre;

the word ‘harbour’ means—

(a) a harbour, functions in respect of which are conferred on a company (within the meaning of the Harbours Act 1996 ) by or under that Act, and

(b) the harbour of a harbour authority within the meaning of the Harbours Act 1946 ,

and references to ‘port’ shall be construed accordingly.”.