Facilities for collection of tolls
38.—(1) A person authorised by a toll order to charge tolls may set up and maintain facilities for the collection of tolls.
The consent of the Department is required for the setting up of any such facilities by a concessionaire.
(2) Those responsible for the design and construction of facilities for the collection of tolls, and those responsible for the collection of tolls at such facilities, shall have due regard to the need to avoid delaying the passage of such vehicles as are mentioned in Article 35(2)(a), (b) or (c) (police vehicles, ambulances and fire engines).
(3) The power of the Department under Article 110 to acquire land for the provision of service areas includes, in the case of a road subject to a toll order, power to acquire any land required for the purpose of setting up facilities for the collection of tolls.
(4) Facilities for the collection of tolls are exempt from rating and shall not be included in any valuation list.
(5) In this Article “facilities for the collection of tolls” means such buildings, structures or other facilities within the boundary of the road, or on land adjoining the road, as are reasonably required for the purpose of or in connection with the collection of tolls in pursuance of a toll order.