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Level Crossing (Macfinn) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Level Crossing (Macfinn) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998 and shall come into operation on 15th May 1998.

(2) In this Order “the crossing” means the Macfinn Level Crossing in the townland of Macfinn Lower and County of Antrim whereby the road known as Macfinn Road is crossed by the railway between Ballymoney and Coleraine Stations.

Suspension of statutory provisions

2.  While this Order remains in force—

(a)section 47 of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845(1) (requirements as to gates);

(b)section 6 of the Railways Clauses Act 1863(2) (requirements as to lodges, etc.); and

(c)any other statutory provision imposing requirements to the same or similar effect as those contained in the enactments mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b),

shall not apply in relation to the crossing.

Provision of automatic equipment

3.  The railway undertaking shall at the crossing—

(a)provide, maintain and operate the barriers, lights, automatic and other devices, excluding traffic signs specified in Schedule 1, and shall give notice in writing to the Department of the Environment as soon as the provision thereof is complete;

(b)secure the provision, maintenance and operation by that Department of the traffic signs specified in Schedule 1; and

(c)comply with the conditions and requirements specified in Schedule 2.

Amendment of the Level Crossings (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1982

4.—(1) Part II of the Schedule to the Level Crossings (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1982(3) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In Column 1, the reference “S.R. 1975 No. 123” shall be omitted.

(3) In Column 2, the words “Northern Ireland Railways (Macfinn Level Crossing) Order (Northern Ireland) 1975, Schedule 3, paragraph (5)” shall be omitted.

Amendment of the Northern Ireland Railways (Public Level Crossings) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1989

5.—(1) The Schedule to the Northern Ireland Railways (Public Level Crossings) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1989(4) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In Column 1, the reference “S.R. 1975 No. 123” shall be omitted.

(3) In Column 2, the words “Northern Ireland Railways (Macfinn Level Crossing) Order (Northern Ireland) 1975, Schedule 3, paragraph (5).” shall be omitted.

Revocation

6.  The Northern Ireland Railways (Macfinn Level Crossing) Order (Northern Ireland) 1975(5) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.

J. Ritchie

Assistant Secretary

3rd April 1998.

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