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Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Act 2006

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69Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.

(1)The authorised undertaker may sell, lease, excamb, charge or otherwise dispose of, on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit, the whole or any part of the authorised works and any land held in connection with them or the right to operate or maintain the authorised tramway under this Act.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the authorised undertaker may enter into and carry into effect agreements with respect to all or any parts of the authorised works, authorised tramway and tramway premises, concerning—

(a)their construction, maintenance, use and operation, by any other person,

(b)other matters incidental or subsidiary to or consequential on them, and

(c)the defraying of, or the making of contribution towards, the cost of (a) or (b) by the authorised undertaker or any other person.

(3)Any agreement under subsection (2) may provide for the exercise of the powers of the authorised undertaker in respect of the authorised works, authorised tramway and tramway premises or any part of them by any person, and for the transfer to any person of the authorised works, authorised tramway and tramway premises or any part of them together with the rights and obligations of the authorised undertaker in relation to them.

(4)The exercise of the powers of any enactment by any person in pursuance of any sale, lease, excambion, charge or disposal under subsection (1), or any agreement under subsection (2), shall be subject to the same restrictions, liabilities and obligations as would apply under this Act if those powers were exercised by the authorised undertaker.

(5)Within 21 days of the completion of any agreement entered into by the authorised undertaker under subsection (2), the authorised undertaker shall serve notice on the Scottish Ministers stating the name and address of the transferee and the date when the transfer is to take effect.

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