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Forth Crossing Act 2011

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Schedule 1 – Principal works

252.The schedule (introduced by section 1) contains a description of each of the principal works.

Schedule 2 – Ancillary works

253.The schedule (introduced by section 1) provides for illustrative purposes a description of the type of ancillary works that may be undertaken within the Act limits.

Schedule 3 – Special roads

254.The schedule (introduced by section 11) provides a list of the roads or proposed roads that the Scottish Ministers may designate as special roads. Columns (1), (2) and (3) respectively provide the relevant location, plan and work references for each road. Column (4) provides for the classes of traffic that may use the road once designated a special road under the Act. The classes are set out in Schedule 3 (Classes of traffic for purposes of special roads) to the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c.54).

Schedule 4 – Proposed trunk roads

255.The schedule (introduced by section 12(1)) lists all new roads which are to be trunk roads on the date that the section comes into force. Columns (1), (2) and (3) respectively provide the location, plan and work references for each road.

Schedule 5 – Existing roads to become trunk roads on date determined by Ministers

256.The schedule (introduced by section 12(2)) lists those existing roads (or parts of roads) currently maintained by local roads authorities that are to become trunk roads. Columns (1) and (2) provide the location and plan reference for each road. Column (3) describes the road or part of road that is to be a trunk road and column (4) provides the plan reference points which show the length of road to be trunked.

Schedule 6 – Roads to be transferred to local roads authorities

257.This schedule (introduced by section 13) lists those roads or parts of road, once created or improved, that are to be transferred to the local roads authority. Column (4) provides the local roads authority to which the relevant road or part of road will be transferred.

Schedule 7 – Roads to be stopped up

258.This schedule (introduced by section 14) is in two Parts. Part 1 lists those roads (column (3)) that will be stopped and the extent of the road to be stopped up (column (4)). No substitute road will be provided.

259.Part 2 of the schedule lists those roads that will be stopped up (column (3)), the length of road to be stopped up (column (4)) and details of the works that will provide for a substitute road (column (5)).

Schedule 8 – Means of access to be stopped up

260.This schedule (introduced by section 15) is in two Parts.

261.Part 1 of the schedule lists those private accesses (column (3)) that will be stopped and the extent of the access to be stopped up (column (4)). No substitute access will be provided.

262.Part 2 of the schedule lists those accesses that will be stopped up (column (3)), the length of access to be stopped up (column (4)) and details of the works that will provide for a substitute access (column (5)).

Schedule 9 – Land which may be acquired

263.This schedule (introduced by section 22) is in two Parts.

264.Part 1 of the schedule lists that land(22) which is outwith the limits of deviation (see section 4) that is to be acquired compulsorily for the purposes of the Forth Crossing works. The columns provide the location, and references for that land.

265.Part 2 of the schedule lists the rights that can be acquired compulsorily in the land specified in the schedule. In acquiring the rights the Scottish Ministers are not obliged to acquire all the land.

Schedule 10 – Temporary possession of land

266.This schedule (introduced by section 37) specifies land of which the Scottish Ministers may take temporary possession. That possession is for the purposes as set out in column (4) of the schedule.

Schedule 11 – Listed buildings: authorised works

267.This schedule (introduced by section 63(5)) sets out in column (3) what works can be undertaken on the buildings as listed in column (1) without the requirement of having to obtain consent under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 (c.9).

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For the purposes of the Act the term “land” includes buildings, land covered by water, and any interest in land (an interest being any servitude or other right in land).

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