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British Railways (No. 2) Act 1992 (c. xi)

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Part [Section 29.] IIITemporary working sites

1In this Part of this Schedule—

  • “the designated lands” means any of the lands shown on the deposited plans within a line marked “Limit of temporary working site” which are required by the Board for use as working sites in connection with the relevant works;

  • “the Langley land” means the land numbered on the deposited plans 18 in the borough of Slough; and

  • “the relevant works” means Works Nos. 12, 13 and 13A and the specified works as defined in section 23 (Interpretation of Part III) of this Act.

2The Board, in connection with the construction of Works Nos. 2, 2B and 4, or any of them, may establish and maintain a temporary working site on the Langley land.

3The Board, in connection with the construction of the relevant works and after giving to the owners and occupiers of the designated lands not less than 28 days' previous notice in writing, may—

(a)enter upon and take possession temporarily of the designated lands;

(b)construct on the designated lands such temporary works or structures as may be required by them; and

(c)remove any structures and vegetation on the designated lands.

4The Board shall not, by reason of the exercise of the powers of paragraph 3 above, be required to purchase any part of the designated lands.

5On the exercise of the powers conferred by this Part of this Schedule, the following provisions shall have effect:—

(1)The Board shall not, without the agreement of the owners and occupiers of the designated lands, remain in possession of any part thereof after a period of one year from the completion of the works for which such possession has been taken:

(2)Before giving up possession of the designated lands, the Board shall remove all temporary works or structures and restore the designated lands to the reasonable satisfaction of the owners and occupiers thereof:

(3)The Board shall compensate the owners and occupiers of the designated lands for any loss or damage which may result to them by reason of the exercise of the powers of this Part:

(4)Nothing in this Part shall relieve the Board from liability to compensate under section 6 or 43 of the Act of 1845 or section 10(2) of the Act of 1965, as incorporated with or applied by this Act, or under any other enactment, in respect of loss or damage arising from the execution of any works, other than loss or damage for which compensation is payable under sub-paragraph (3) above:

(5)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under sub-paragraph (3) above or as to the amount thereof shall be determined by the tribunal.

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