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Part IE+W+S Orders authorising works etc

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Commencement Information

I1Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1.1.1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1

Power to make ordersE+W+S

1 Orders as to railways, tramways etc.E+W+S

(1)The Secretary of State may make an order relating to, or to matters ancillary to, the construction or operation of a transport system of any of the following kinds, so far as it is in England and Wales—

(a)a railway;

(b)a tramway;

(c)a trolley vehicle system;

(d)a system using a mode of guided transport prescribed by order made under section 2 below.

(2)The power to make orders under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 1 restricted (1.12.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 37(3); S.I. 1998/2789, art. 2

C2S. 1 modified (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 5, Sch. 2

Commencement Information

I2Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1. 1. 1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1.

2 Extension of section 1 to other guided transport systems.E+W+S

(1)The Secretary of State may by order prescribe modes of guided transport for the purposes of section 1(1)(d) above.

(2)The power to make orders under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; but no order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I3Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1. 1. 1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1.

3 Orders as to inland waterways etc.E+W+S

(1)The Secretary of State may make an order relating to, or to matters ancillary to—

(a)the construction or operation of an inland waterway in England and Wales;

(b)the carrying out of works which—

(i)interfere with rights of navigation in waters within or adjacent to England and Wales, up to the seaward limits of the territorial sea, and

(ii)are of a description prescribed by order made under section 4 below.

(2)The Secretary of State shall not make an order under this section if in his opinion the primary object of the order could be achieved by means of an order under the M1Harbours Act 1964.

(3)The power to make orders under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3S. 3 restricted (1.12.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 37(3); S.I. 1998/2789, art. 2

C4S. 3 modified (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 5, Sch. 2

Commencement Information

I4Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1. 1. 1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1.

Marginal Citations

4 Description of works for purposes of section 3.E+W+S

(1)The Secretary of State may by order prescribe descriptions of works for the purposes of section 3(1)(b) above.

(2)The power to make orders under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; but no order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I5Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1. 1. 1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1.

5 Subject-matter of orders under sections 1 and 3.E+W+S

(1)Without prejudice to the generality of sections 1 and 3 above, the matters as to which provision may be made by an order under either of those sections include those set out in Schedule 1 to this Act.

(2)An order under section 1 or 3 above may make provision in relation to more than one scheme, system or mode of transport.

(3)An order under section 1 or 3 above may—

(a)apply, modify or exclude any statutory provision which relates to any matter as to which an order could be made under section 1 or, as the case may be, 3, and

(b)make such amendments, repeals and revocations of statutory provisions of local application as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in consequence of any provision of the order or otherwise in connection with the order;

and for the purposes of this subsection “statutory provision” means provision of an Act of Parliament or of an instrument made under an Act of Parliament.

(4)The provisions that may be made by an order under section 1 or 3 above include—

(a)any provision that appears to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient for giving full effect to—

(i)any other provision of the order,

(ii)any provision of an earlier order under the section concerned, or

(iii)any provision which is contained in an Act of Parliament passed before the time when this Part of this Act is first wholly in force, or in an instrument made under an Act of Parliament before that time, and which is of a kind which could be included in an order under section 1 or 3 above;

(b)such supplemental and transitional provisions as appear to him to be necessary or expedient in connection with the order.

(5)A provision of an order under section 1 or 3 above relating to offences shall not authorise the imposition on persons convicted of an offence of a term of imprisonment or of a fine exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)An order under section 1 or 3 above shall not extinguish any public right of way over land unless the Secretary of State is satisfied—

(a)that an alternative right of way has been or will be provided, or

(b)that the provision of an alternative right of way is not required.

(7)Where an order under sections 104(3), 105(3) or 112 of the M2Transport Act 1968 (classification and maintenance of the British Waterways Board’s waterways, and maintenance and use of other waterways) is required so as to give effect to any proposal, no provision shall be included in an order under section 1 or 3 above which would—

(a)remove that requirement, or

(b)alter the requirements of sections 104, 105 or 112 of, or Schedule 13 to, that Act relating to orders under those sections.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I6Pt. I (ss. 1-25) wholly in force at 1. 1. 1993 see s. 70 and S.I. 1992/2784, art. 2, Sch. 1.

Marginal Citations