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Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) Act 1994

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(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “the authorised works” means the works authorised by this Act;

  • “the borough” means the borough of Oldham;

  • “the Executive” means the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive;

  • “the railways board” means the British Railways Board or, as the case may require, any person who pursuant to the [1993 c. 43.] Railways Act 1993 succeeds (whether before or after the date of this Act) to any functions of the British Railways Board, or any other person who derives title to any property from the British Railways Board or such successor and holds that property for railway purposes;

  • “the substituted portion of Work No. 5” means the portion of the tramroad (Work No. 5) which is shown on the substituted plan and section commencing at reference point SD93194 05067 and terminating at reference point SD93329 05150;

  • “the tramroads” means Works Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5, including the substituted portion of Work No. 5 but excluding the portion of that work for which that substituted portion is substituted;

  • “the tramway” means Work No. 4;

  • “the tribunal” means the Lands Tribunal.

(2)Where in this Act any distance or length is stated, or any reference point is referred to, in any description of works or functions, the reference to that distance, length or reference point shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after such distance, length or reference point (as the case may be).

(3)Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to a work identified by the number of the work shall be construed as a reference to the work of that number authorised by this Act.

(4)References in this Act to reference points shall be construed as references to National Grid reference points.

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