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Crossrail Act 2008

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1(1)The following provisions of this Part shall, unless otherwise agreed in writing between the nominated undertaker and the Port Authority, have effect for the protection of the Port Authority and the users of the river.

(2)In this Part—

  • “the 1968 Act” means the Port of London Act 1968 (c.xxxii);

  • “construction” includes execution, placing, altering, replacing, relaying and removal and, in its application to works which include or comprise any operation, means the carrying out of that operation;

  • “operations” includes temporary works and operations authorised by paragraph 10 of Schedule 2;

  • “plans” includes sections, drawings, specifications and method statements;

  • “the Port Authority” means the Port of London Authority;

  • “the river” means the waters within the limits of the port of London as described in Schedule 1 to the 1968 Act;

  • “specified work” means so much of any permanent or temporary work authorised by this Act (which includes, for the avoidance of doubt, any removal of gravel or other material, any dredging or similar work and any geotechnical investigations that may be undertaken) as is on, in, under or over—

    (a)

    the surface of land below the level of mean high water springs forming part of the river; or

    (b)

    any other land owned, occupied or used by the Port Authority for operational purposes.

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