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Ministers, when carrying out or maintaining the principal works, must ensure—
(a)that the Forth Crossing provides headroom of not less than 47.85 metres above ordnance datum (Newlyn) between—
(i)Central Tower and the North Tower, and
(ii)Central Tower and the South Tower,
(b)that the Central Tower is located on Beamer Rock,
(c)that there is a clear span between the Central Tower and the North Tower which is not less than 580 metres,
(d)that there is a clear span between the Central Tower and the South Tower which is not less than 580 metres,
(e)that the height of the Central Tower does not exceed 220 metres above ordnance datum (Newlyn), and
(f)that the height of the North Tower and the South Tower does not exceed 210 metres above ordnance datum (Newlyn).
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