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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966

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33Special provision as to footway lighting systems

(1)In this part of this Act " footway lighting system " means a system of lighting, provided for a road, which satisfies the following conditions, that is to say that either—

(a)no lamp is mounted more than thirteen feet above ground level; or

(b)no lamp is mounted more than twenty feet above ground level and there is at least one interval of more than fifty yards between adjacent lamps in the system,

or such other conditions as may be prescribed by order of the Secretary of State in substitution for the said conditions. Any statutory instrument containing an order made under this subsection shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(2)Where a footway lighting system maintained by a lighting authority other than the highway authority becomes a road lighting system—

(a)in consequence of any order made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) of this section; or

(b)in consequence of any alterations effected by the lighting authority,

section 32 of this Act shall apply in relation to that system as if for references in subsections (1) and (2) to the date of the commencement of. this Part of this Act there were substituted references to such date as may be agreed upon between the lighting authority and the highway authority or, in default of such agreement, as the Secretary of State may direct.

(3)If in the case of a road or part of a road in which a footway lighting system is maintained by a lighting authority other than the highway authority the highway authority propose to provide a road lighting system (either as a separate system or by means of alterations of the footway lighting system), they may give notice to that effect to the lighting authority; and where such notice is given section 32 of this Act shall apply in relation to the footway lighting system as if for references in subsections (1) and (2) to the date of the commencement of this Part of this Act there were substituted references to such date as may be specified for the purpose in the notice.

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