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The Laganside Development(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Construction of bridges, weirs, locks and barrages

18.—(1) The Corporation—

(a)may, if so authorised by an order under paragraph (2), construct a bridge over, or weir, lock or barrage across, the river;

(b)shall not, unless so authorised by such an order, have power by virtue of any other provision of this Order to construct any such bridge, weir, lock or barrage.

(2) The Department may by order authorise the Corporation to construct a bridge over, or weir, lock or barrage across, the river and an order under this paragraph—

(a)shall describe the nature and extent of the works authorised by the order;

(b)shall include such information as may be necessary to indicate (within such limits of deviation as may be specified in the order) the situation, lines, levels and dimensions of the works;

(c)shall include such conditions relating to the works and their execution as the Department thinks fit;

(d)may include provision as to the management and operation of the completed works;

(e)may make such other provision as seems to the Department to be necessary or expedient in relation to, or in connection with, the works and their execution.

(3) Before making an order under paragraph (2) the Department shall take into consideration the reasonable requirements of navigation on the river.

(4) References in this Article to a bridge include references to a road, footway or railway over the bridge and to the approaches of any road, footway or railway to the bridge.

(5) The carrying out of works authorised by an order under paragraph (2) shall for the purposes of this Order be taken to be within the object of the Corporation; and it shall be the duty of the Corporation in carrying out any such works to comply with the provisions of the order.

(6) Paragraphs 2, 3, 5 and 6 of Schedule 2 shall have effect in relation to works under this Article.

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