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Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974

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7 Power to lease land for purpose of reservoir etc. E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Notwithstanding the provisions of the Act of 1951 or of any other enactment the Council may, for the purpose of or in connection with the construction by the Authority of a reservoir and the execution of works and the provision of apparatus associated with the said reservoir, on such terms and conditions as may be agreed—

(a)lease to the Authority all or any of the land to which this section applies;

(b)grant to the Authority such easements, rights, priviledges or licences in respect of land within the Crystal Palace and park as may be required for—

(i)the construction, use, maintenance, renewal or removal of the said reservoir and works or the doing of any thing necessary or desirable in connection therewith; and

(ii)the laying down, erection, maintenance, repair, renewal or inspection of any apparatus which cannot reasonably be placed elsewhere.

(2)The land to which this section applies is the land in the boroughs of Bromley and Southwark, shown coloured pink on the Crystal Palace signed plan, being vested in, controlled and managed by the Council under the Act of 1951 and forming part of the Crystal Palace and park.

(3)In this section—

the Act of 1951” means the M1London County Council (Crystal Palace) Act 1951;

apparatus” means mains, pipes, pumps, valves, hydrants, stop-cocks or other works or apparatus belonging to or maintained by the Authority;

the Authority” means the Thames Water Authority;

the Crystal Palace and park” has the same meaning as in the Act of 1951;

the Crystal Palace signed plan” means the plan four copies of which have been signed by Richard Crawshaw the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Commons to whom the Bill for this Act was referred and deposited respectively in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments, House of Lords, in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons, with the Director-General and Clerk to the Council and with the Chief Executive of the Authority.

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C1The text of ss. 7, 22, Schs. 1–3 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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