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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988

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Part IIIPurposes Relevant to Part II

11Reimbursement with interest of all expenses properly chargeable to capital account which have been or may during the relevant period be incurred by the Secretary of State in respect of the provision or maintenance (whether before or after the passing of this Act) of any works comprised in the crossing.

12Reimbursement with interest of all expenses (not falling within paragraph 11 above) which are properly chargeable to capital account and have been incurred by the Secretary of State in making to the person appointed under section 11 of this Act to levy tolls any payment in consequence of or in connection with the termination of the contract under which that person was appointed.

13Reimbursement with interest of all expenses properly chargeable to capital account which may during the relevant period be incurred by the Secretary of State in providing additions to, or improvements of, any works comprised in the crossing.

14Meeting all expenses (including administrative expenses) which are properly chargeable to revenue account and are incurred during the relevant period by the Secretary of State for the purposes of or in connection with the exercise (whether by the Secretary of State or by a person appointed to collect tolls on his behalf) of—

(a)any functions of the Secretary of State under this Act; or

(b)any functions of the Secretary of State under any other enactment with respect to the maintenance or improvement of, or other dealing with, any trunk road or other land comprised in the crossing.

15Making such provision as in the opinion of the Secretary of State is required for making payments to or in respect of persons employed by him or by any person appointed to collect tolls on his behalf whose contracts of employment are terminated in consequence of tolls ceasing to be leviable.

16Making such provision as in the opinion of the Secretary of State is equivalent to that which would be required—

(a)for keeping the works comprised in the crossing and any additions to or improvements of those works insured during the relevant period against damage not amounting to complete destruction of all works so comprised;

(b)for insuring against liabilities arising from the Secretary of State’s ownership or occupation of any such works, additions or improvements, or from anything done or omitted in the course of any operations carried out by or on behalf of the Secretary of State in the exercise of any of his functions under this Act or of any functions mentioned in paragraph 14(b) above;

if those works, and any such additions or improvements, were owned and maintained by a commercial undertaking.

17Meeting all expenses (not falling within paragraph 8(3) above or within any of the preceding paragraphs of this Part of this Schedule) which are incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of this Act.

18Provision for interest on any deficiency which may arise during any period in revenue from relevant receipts and assumed interest receipts, as compared with the amounts which would be required during that period for the purposes mentioned in paragraphs 11 to 17 above if such revenue and assumed receipts were applied for those purposes.

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