Search Legislation

Croydon Tramlink Act 1994

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

1For the protection of highway authorities the following provisions shall, unless otherwise agreed in writing between the Corporation and the relevant highway authority, have effect:—

(1)In this paragraph—

  • “highway” means any highway vested in or repairable or maintainable by a highway authority;

  • “specified works” means so much of the authorised works as may in any way affect any highway:

(2)Notwithstanding anything in this Act or shown on the deposited plans, the Corporation shall not purchase compulsorily any estate or interest in land vested in a highway authority for highway purposes but they may purchase such easements or other rights in land of a highway authority in accordance with the provisions of section 30 (Power to acquire new rights) of this Act as they may reasonably require for the purposes of the specified works:

(3)The Corporation shall give to the highway authority not less than 28 days' notice in writing of their intention permanently to stop up and discontinue any highway under the powers of this Act:

(4)The Corporation shall not exercise the powers of section 23 (Underpinning of houses near works) of this Act, so as to interfere with any highway except with the consent of the highway authority, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed:

(5)Before commencing the construction of any of the specified works, the Corporation shall submit plans, sections and particulars relating thereto to the relevant highway authority for their approval, which shall not be unreasonably withheld, and, notwithstanding anything shown on the deposited plans and the deposited sections, the work to which those plans, sections and particulars relate shall not be constructed otherwise than in accordance with such plans, sections and particulars as may be approved by the highway authority, or, if such approval be refused, as may be settled by arbitration:

Provided that, if within 56 days after the submission to them of plans, sections and particulars in accordance with the provisions of this sub-paragraph the highway authority do not signify their approval or disapproval thereof and the grounds for such disapproval, they shall be deemed to have approved thereof:

(6)(a)Before commencing to construct any part of the specified works which will involve interference with a highway the Corporation shall consult the highway authority as to—

(i)when that part shall be commenced;

(ii)the extent of the surface of the highway which it may be reasonably necessary for the Corporation to occupy in the construction of that part; and

(iii)the conditions under which that part shall be constructed so as to reduce so far as possible inconvenience to the public and to ensure the safety of the public;

(6)(a)and such part shall not be constructed and the surface of the highway shall not be occupied by the Corporation except at the time, to the extent and in accordance with such reasonable conditions as may be agreed between the Corporation and the highway authority or, in default of agreement, as may be settled by arbitration;

(b)Any such highway shall be reinstated by the Corporation in a manner approved by the highway authority, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, and to their reasonable satisfaction:

(7)Any part of the construction of the specified works which may involve interference with a highway shall be carried out under the supervision (if given) and to the reasonable satisfaction of the highway authority:

(8)The Corporation shall, at all reasonable times during the construction of any part of the specified works, afford to the engineer of the relevant highway authority or his duly authorised representatives access to that part of the specified works for the purposes of inspection:

(9)The Corporation shall keep highway authorities indemnified against all actions, costs, claims and demands whatsoever brought or made against them by any person in respect of loss or damage caused by, or in consequence of the construction of any of the specified works and the fact that any act or thing may have been done in accordance with plans, sections and particulars approved by a highway authority or in accordance with any requirement of a highway authority or under their supervision shall not (if it was done without negligence on the part of the highway authority) excuse the Corporation from liability under the provisions of this paragraph:

Provided that a highway authority shall give to the Corporation reasonable notice of any claim or demand as aforesaid and no settlement or compromise thereof shall be made without the prior consent of the Corporation:

(10)The Corporation shall repay to a highway authority all costs, charges and expenses reasonably incurred by the highway authority for the examination of the plans, sections and particulars submitted to the highway authority under this paragraph in relation to any of the specified works:

(11)Any differences arising between the Corporation and a highway authority under this paragraph shall be referred to and settled by arbitration.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources