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London Docklands Railway Act 1991 (c. xxiii)

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16Additional fares

For the purpose of section 22 (Additional fares) of the Act of 1985 as it applies to the railway authorised by that Act, the works shall be deemed to be part of that railway.

17Power to enter into agreements with London Docklands Development Corporation

(1)For the purposes of enabling the works to be constructed, maintained and operated the Corporation may enter into such agreements with the development corporation as the parties think fit and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, such agreements may provide—

(a)for the use of the land of the development corporation for the purposes of constructing, maintaining and using the works and for the purchase or leasing of any such lands or the grant of easements and rights therein or thereover for such purposes; and

(b)for the development corporation to contribute to or pay all the expenditure incurred or to be incurred by the Corporation in carrying out, maintaining and operating the works (including the acquisition of land), but no contribution or payment shall be made by the development corporation under any such agreement without the consent of the Secretary of State with the concurrence of the Treasury, as required by subsection (5) of section 136 of the [1980 c. 65.] Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.

(2)No agreement under subsection (1) above shall enable the development corporation to dispose of any land (including any interest in or right over land) by way of gift, mortgage or charge.

18Planning permission

(1)In this section“Part 11 development” means development permitted by article 3 of, and Class A in Part 11 of Schedule 2 to, the [S.I. 1988/1813.] Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988 (which permits development authorised by private Act designating specifically both the nature of the development thereby authorised and the land on which it may be carried out).

(2)Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) below, in its application to development authorised by this Act, the planning permission granted for Part 11 development shall have effect as if the authority to develop given by this Act were limited to development begun within 10 years after the passing of this Act.

(3)Subsection (2) above shall not apply to the carrying out of any development consisting of the alteration, maintenance or repair of works authorised by this Act or the substitution of new works therefor.

19Arbitration

Where under this Act any difference (other than a difference to which the provisions of the Lands Clauses Acts, as applied by this Act, apply) is to be referred to and settled by arbitration, then, unless otherwise provided, such difference shall be referred to and settled by a single arbitrator to be agreed between the parties or, failing agreement, to be appointed, on the application of either party (after notice in writing to the other), by the President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

20Costs of Act

All costs, charges and expenses of and incident to the preparing for, obtaining and passing of this Act, or otherwise in relation thereto, shall be paid by the Corporation and may in whole or in part be defrayed out of revenue.

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