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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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(a)by reason of the construction of the bridge or of the carrying out of operations for the construction, maintenance or improvement of any tidal work affecting the river, it is reasonably necessary for the Port Authority to incur costs in altering, removing, resiting or reinstating existing moorings owned by the Port Authority, or laying down or removing new moorings, or carrying out dredging operations for any such purpose, not being costs which they would have incurred for any other reason; and

(b)the Port Authority give to the Secretary of State not less than 56 days' notice of their intention to incur such costs, and take into account any representations which the Secretary of State may make in response to the notice within 28 days of the receipt of the notice;

the Secretary of State shall pay the costs reasonably so incurred by the Port Authority.

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