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Severn Bridges Act 1992

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4Concession agreement

(1)Where (either before or after the passing of this Act) the Secretary of State enters into an agreement with a person for the construction by that person of the new bridge (whether or not together with any other of the scheduled works), the agreement may also provide—

(a)for the power to levy tolls in respect of use of the bridges which is conferred on the Secretary of State by section 5 below to be exercisable by that person in accordance with section 6 below, and

(b)for all relevant functions, or so many of them as may be specified in the agreement, to be exercisable by that person in accordance with section 15 below.

(2)In this Act—

(a)“the concessionaire” means the person with whom the Secretary of State enters into an agreement making the provision mentioned in subsection (1) above, and

(b)“concession agreement” means an agreement making the provision mentioned in subsection (1) above (together with any agreement supplementing it).

(3)In this Act “relevant functions” means functions of the Secretary of State—

(a)with respect to the maintenance and improvement of, or other dealing with—

(i)the bridges or the highways carried by them, or

(ii)the toll plaza areas or the highways within them,

(b)with respect to any land which may be acquired by the Secretary of State in exercise of any of his powers under Part XII of the [1980 c. 66.] Highways Act 1980 in relation to any highway or other area within paragraph (a) above, and

(c)under sections 29 and 30 below,

other than the power to levy tolls.

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