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Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Act 2006

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19Power to construct temporary tramways

(1)The authorised undertaker may, if it considers it necessary in consequence of any road works executed or proposed to be executed in a road along which an authorised road tramway is constructed—

(a)remove or discontinue the operation of the authorised road tramway, and

(b)lay, maintain and operate in or near to that road a temporary tramway instead of the authorised road tramway.

(2)The powers conferred by this section may only be exercised with the consent of the roads authority but such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.

(3)The provisions of section 58 (Traffic signs and priority) shall apply in relation to temporary tramways laid under this section as they apply in relation to authorised road tramways.

(4)In this section “road works” has the same meaning as in Part IV of the 1991 Act.

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