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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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31Pollution controls, etc

(1)If any operation for or in connection with the maintenance or improvement of any part of the crossing is carried out otherwise than by or on behalf of the Secretary of State, a prohibition or restriction to which this section applies shall not have effect in relation to the operation if it would not have effect in relation to the operation if the operation were carried out by the Secretary of State.

(2)This section applies to—

(a)any prohibition on the carrying out of operations or on carrying them out without the consent of any person;

(b)any restriction on the level of noise which may be emitted in the course of carrying out operations;

(c)any prohibition or restriction on the times when or the period of time for which operations may be carried out; and

(d)any prohibition or restriction on depositing materials in or discharging materials into any waters;

imposed by or under any enactment other than this Act, other than any prohibition or restriction imposed by or under the relevant statutory provisions (within the meaning of Part I of the [1974 c. 37.] Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974).

(3)In this section “operation” means any works or action.

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