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Crossrail Act 2008

Railway matters

Section 33: Transfer of functions relating to works

95.Section 33(1) provides for the Secretary of State, if he acquires any land from a railway operator for the purposes of Crossrail and on that land there are works authorised by statute, to, by means of an order, transfer to him or to the nominated undertaker, any statutory power or duty relating to the works previously exercisable by the railway operator. This section simply allows any statutory powers or duties to be transferred with the land acquired.

96.Section 33(2) allows the Secretary of State, by means of an order, to provide for the further transfer to himself or to a nominated undertaker of any power or duty transferred under this section.

97.Section 33(3) allows the Secretary of State, if a railway operator acquires any land from the Secretary of State on which there are Crossrail works, to, with the consent of the railway operator concerned, by order transfer any duty under the Act relating to the works.

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