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Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996

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1Construction and maintenance of scheduled works

(1)The nominated undertaker may construct and maintain the works specified in Schedule 1 to this Act (“the scheduled works”), being—

(a)works for the construction of a railway between St. Pancras in London and the Channel Tunnel portal at Castle Hill, Folkestone, Kent,

(b)works consequent on, or incidental to, the construction of the works mentioned in paragraph (a) above, and

(c)works which can conveniently be carried out at the same time as works included in paragraph (a) or (b) above.

(2)Subject to subsection (3) below, the scheduled works shall be constructed in the lines or situations shown on the deposited plans and in accordance with the levels shown on the deposited sections.

(3)In constructing or maintaining any of the scheduled works, the nominated undertaker may—

(a)deviate laterally from the lines or situations shown on the deposited plans to any extent within the limits of deviation for that work so shown, and

(b)deviate vertically from the level shown for that work on the deposited sections—

(i)to any extent not exceeding 3 metres upwards, and

(ii)to any extent downwards.

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