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Crossrail Act 2008

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29Power to designate persons as “protected railway companies”

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(1)The Secretary of State may, with the consent of a company to which this subsection applies, by order make provision for the company to be treated as a protected railway company for the purposes of Part 1 of the Railways Act 1993 (c. 43).

(2)Subsection (1) applies to a company if—

(a)it is a private sector operator and it has, for the time being, the management of a railway facility that is or is part of, or is associated with, the railway mentioned in section 1(1)(a), or

(b)it is a private sector operator and it owns, or has rights in relation to, such a railway facility.

(3)The power to make an order under subsection (1) shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(4)In this section “private sector operator” and “railway facility” have the same meanings as in Part 1 of the Railways Act 1993.

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