149. Meaning of 'emergency'.

For the purposes of the emergency powers legislation1, 'emergency' means:

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    (1)     an event or situation2 which threatens serious damage to human welfare3 in the United Kingdom or in a Part or region4;

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    (2)     an event or situation which threatens serious damage to the environment5 of the United Kingdom or of a Part or region6; or

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    (3)     war7, or terrorism