Gulf Oil Refining Act 1965

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1965 c. xxiv
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1965 CHAPTER xxiv
An Act to empower Gulf Oil Refining Limited to construct
works and to acquire lands; and for other purposes.
[5th August 1965]
HEREAS Gulf Oil Refining Limited (in this Act referred
to as " the Company ") is a company within the meaning
of the Companies Act, 1948, and is a company limited by c. 38.
And whereas the Company is a subsidiary within the meaning
of Gulf Oil Corporation
(hereafter referred to as " the parent company "):
And whereas the parent company
engaged in the transporting,
refining and marketing of petroleum and petroleum products
throughout the world and, in order to meet the increasing public
demand for its products in the United Kingdom, it is essential
that further facilities for the importation of crude
and petroleum
products and for their refinement should be made available in
the United Kingdom:
And whereas the deep waters of Milford Haven enable large
tankers to be accommodated at any state of the tide:
And whereas the Company intend to establish a refinery in the
parish of Llanstadwell in the rural district of Haverfordwest in
the county of Pembroke, and it is expedient in the public interest
Gulf Oil Refining
that in connection therewith the Company should be empowered
to construct the works authorised by this Act including jetties
in the waters of Milford Haven and on the foreshore thereof
for the accommodation of vessels (including large tankers)
and for the reception from such vessels of
oil and petroleum
products for the proposed refinery and for conveying oil and
petroleum products therefrom:
And whereas it is expedient that the Company be empowered
to acquire lands as in this Act provided:
And whereas in order to enable the Company to manage and
control the said works it is expedient that the Company be
constituted a pier authority as in this Act provided:
And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained
in this Act be enacted:
And whereas the objects of this Act cannot be attained without
the authority of Parliament:
And whereas plans and sections showing the situations, lines
and levels of the works by this Act authorised, and the lands
which may be taken or used compulsorily under the powers of
this Act for the purposes thereof and a book of reference to such
plans containing the names of the owners or reputed owners,
lessees or reputed lessees and of the occupiers of all such lands,
have been deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments
and in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and with
the clerk of the county council of the administrative county of
Pembroke and such plans, sections and book of reference are
respectively referred to in this Act as the deposited plans, sections
and book of reference:
May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted,
and be it enacted, by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by
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:
1. This Act may be cited as the Gulf
Refining Act 1965.
Act divided 2. This Act is divided into Parts as follows:
Part I.—Preliminary.
Part II.—Lands.
Part III.—Works.
Part IV.—Miscellaneous.
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3.—(1) The following
Acts so
far as the same are applicable for PART I
die purposes of, and are not inconsistent with the provisions of, —com.
this Act, are incorporated with and form part of this Act and
Act shall be deemed to be the special Act for the purposes of the of Acts-
said incorporated enactments:
(a) The Lands Clauses
except section
132 and sections 150 and 151 of the Lands Clauses
Provided that the bond required by section 85 of the
sufficient without the addition of the sureties mentioned
in that section;
sections 7 to 10, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 86 to 105,' 117 to
164 thereof and Part I (relating to the construction of
a railway) of the Railways Clauses Act, 1863; c. 92.
(c) The Harbours Clauses Act, 1847, except sections 6 to
16 to 23, 25 to 27, 31 to 42, 44 to 50, 59, 67, 77 to 82
and 84 to 96.
(2) (a) In the construction of the enactments so incorporated
with this Act the expressions " promoters of the undertaking",
" undertakers " and " company " shall mean the Company.
(b) The provisions of
sections 18
Consolidation Act, 1845, shall not extend to regulate the relations
between the Company and any other person in respect of any
matter or thing concerning which those relations are regulated
in any respect
by the provisions of Part II of the Public Utilities Street
Works Act, 1950; or c. 39.
by the provisions of section 52 (For the protection of
certain statutory undertakers) or section 53 (For
protection of county council) of this Act.
(c) In the application of sections 38 to 44 and 68 to 75 of the
to Works Nos.
to 3,
each of the said works shall be deemed to be the railway and the
centre lines thereof as shown on the deposited plans shall be
deemed to be the centre line of the railway.
id) In the construction of the Harbours Clauses Act, 1847
as incorporated with this Act
(i) the expression " harbour, dock or pier " shall mean the
pier and any subsidiary works connected therewith
and the water area within the limits of the pier;
(ii) the prescribed limits shall be the limits of
pier subject
as provided in section 33 (Limits of the pier) of
(iii) " vessel" shall include a seaplane on the surface of the

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