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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988

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6For the purposes of any enactment relating to highways and, in particular, for the purposes of any enactment conferring powers or imposing duties on a highway authority for or in connection with the construction by that highway authority of a highway—

(a)the construction by the Secretary of State of each of the roads to which paragraph 4 above applies shall be treated as the construction of a highway in pursuance of section 24(1) of the 1980 Act; and

(b)the construction by him of any other roads in pursuance of this Act, other than any road forming Work No. 12, shall be treated as the construction of a highway in pursuance of an order under section 14 of that Act made in relation to the A282.

7(1)The carrying out of Works Nos. 1A, 2, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 6C, 7E and 7F and the parts of Works Nos. 1, 9A and 9C which are improvements of the A282 shall be treated for the purposes of any enactment relating to highways as improvements of the A282 under Part V of the 1980 Act.

(2)The carrying out of Work No. 5A, the rest of Work No. 1 and the parts of Works Nos. 9B and 9D which are improvements of the M25 shall be treated for those purposes as such improvements of the M25.

(3)The carrying out of Work No. 9E and the rest of Works Nos. 9A, 9B, 9C and 9D shall be treated for those purposes as such improvements of the A2.

8(1)The carrying out of any of the scheduled works which is neither treated by paragraph 6 above as the construction of a highway nor treated by paragraph 7 above as the improvement of a highway (other than Work No. 12) and the stopping up of any highway in pursuance of this Schedule shall be treated for the purposes of any enactment relating to highways as having been authorised by an order under section 14 of the 1980 Act made in relation to the A282.

(2)Subject to sections 21 and 22 of the 1980 Act as they apply by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above, the stopping up of any highway in pursuance of this Schedule shall not affect any rights—

(a)of statutory undertakers in respect of any apparatus of theirs which immediately before the date on which this Act is passed is under, in, on, over, along or across that highway; or

(b)of any sewerage authority in respect of any sewer or sewage disposal works of theirs which immediately before that date are under, in, on, over, along or across that highway.

9Any provision of Schedule 1 to this Act or of this Schedule relating to any work or operation which by virtue of paragraph 6 or 8 above is to be treated as authorised by an order under section 14 of the 1980 Act shall be treated for the purposes of the 1980 Act as provisions of such an order.

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