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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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11(1)The Secretary of State shall indemnify the protected authority against all claims, demands, costs, expenses, damages or loss which may be made on or against the protected authority or which the protected authority may incur or which they may sustain in consequence of any damage of, or interference with, a drainage work or sewer which may be caused by the construction of a specified work, or of the failure or want of maintenance of such a work, or any subsidence caused by the construction of any specified work or any act or omission of the Secretary of State, his contractors, agents, workmen or servants, while engaged upon the specified work.

(2)The protected authority shall give to the Secretary of State reasonable notice of any such claim or demand and no settlement or compromise shall be made without the agreement in writing of the Secretary of State.

(3)Nothing in this paragraph shall impose any liability on the Secretary of State with respect to any claim, demand, costs, expenses, damage or loss which is attributable to the act, neglect or default of the protected authority or their servants or agents.

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