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Pipe-Lines Act 1962

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Control of Construction of Pipe-lines

    1. 1. Cross-country pipe-lines not to be constructed without the Minister’s authority.

    2. 2. Local pipe-lines not to be constructed without notice to the Minister.

    3. 3. Diversion of pipe-lines.

    4. 4. Power of the Minister to secure the removal of works executed in contravention of section 1.

    5. 5. Provisions with respect to planning permission concerning pipe-lines.

    6. 6. Power of the Minister to direct that section 1, instead of section 2, shall apply to local pipe-lines.

    7. 7. Provisions supplementary to sections 1 to 6.

    8. 8. Exception for emergency works.

  3. Avoidance of Construction of superfluous Pipe-lines

    1. 9. Provisions for securing that a pipe-line is so constructed as to reduce necessity for construction of others.

    2. 9A. Provisions for securing that an additional pipe-line is so constructed as to reduce necessity for construction of other pipe-lines—.

    3. 10. Provisions for securing that a pipe-line is so used as to reduce necessity for construction of others.

  4. 10A. Diversions of pipe-lines subject to requirements under section 9 or 10

  5. 10B. Application of section 10C to certain gas pipe-lines.

  6. 10C. Additional provisions relating to certain gas pipe-lines.

  7. 10D. Enforcement of certain duties in section 10C.

  8. 10E. Provisions for securing that upstream petroleum pipe-lines are so used as to reduce necessity for construction of others.

  9. 10F. Section 10E: supplemental.

  10. Compulsory Acquisition of Land for Construction of Pipe-lines

    1. 11. Orders for compulsory acquisition of land for pipe-line construction.

  11. Compulsory Acquisition of Rights over Land for Construction of Pipe-lines

    1. 12. Orders for compulsory acquisition of rights over land for pipe-line construction.

    2. 13. Power of Minister to attach conditions to compulsory rights orders.

    3. 14. Compensation in respect of compulsory rights orders.

  12. Pipe-lines in Streets

    1. 15. Power to place pipe-lines in streets.

    2. 16. Modification of street works or road works provisions.

    3. 17. Modification of the code in Part II of the Public Utilities Street Works Act 1950, in its application to pipe-line works in streets.

    4. 18. Restriction on breaking up, for execution of pipe-line works, highways in London Traffic Area recently closed for repair.

    5. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  13. Safety of Pipe-lines

    1. 20. † Power of the Minister to impose requirements with respect to mode of construction, &c., of pipe-lines.

    2. 21. Enforcement of requirements imposed under section 20.

    3. 22. Prohibition of use of length of pipe-line not complying with requirements imposed under section 20.

    4. 23. Power of the Minister to impose requirements with respect to examination, repair, &c., of pipe-lines.

    5. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 25. Power of the Minister to cause steps to be taken for rendering pipe-line, or length thereof, safe on abandonment or cesser of use.

    7. 26. † Prohibition of change of use of pipe-line without previous notice to the Minister.

    8. 26A. Availability of funds.

  14. Avoidance of Damage to Pipe-lines by Buildings, &c.

    1. 27. Power of the Minister, where pipe-line imperilled by building or structure, to order demolition thereof or execution of remedial works.

    2. 28. Time of operation and effect of demolition order.

    3. 29. Execution of remedial works by the Minister in default of compliance with order to execute them, and recovery of expenses incurred in executing such works.

    4. 30. Recovery of possession of building or part of building to be demolished.

    5. 31. Power of the Minister to remove deposits imperilling pipe-line.

    6. 32. Compensation in respect of restrictions under sections 27 and 31.

  15. Notification and Investigation of Accidents

    1. 33. Notification of certain accidents.

    2. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  16. Information

    1. 35. Deposit of maps of pipe-lines with local authorities.

    2. 36. Notification of abandonment, cesser of use and resumption of use of pipe-lines or lengths thereof.

    3. 37. Fire-brigades, police, &c., to be notified of certain pipe-line accidents and to be furnished with information.

    4. 38. Notification of change of ownership of pipe-line.

  17. Provisions for avoiding Obstructions to Navigation and Interference with telegraphic, &c., Lines

    1. 39. Avoidance of obstruction or danger to navigation by pipe-lines over or under harbour waters.

    2. 40. Avoidance of interference with telegraphic, &c., lines.

    3. 41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  18. Supplementary Provisions

    1. 42. Inspectors.

    2. 43. Preservation of amenity.

    3. 44. Protection of water against pollution.

    4. 45. Obligation to restore agricultural land.

    5. 46. Penalties for uttering false documents and giving false information.

    6. 47. Provisions as to inquiries and hearings.

    7. 48. Determination by Lands Tribunal of questions as to compensation.

    8. 49. Service of documents.

    9. 50. Provisions as to requirements and prohibitions imposed under this Act.

    10. 51. Provisions as to ecclesiastical property.

    11. 52. Reckoning of periods.

    12. 53. Regulations.

    13. 54. Offences by corporations.

    14. 55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    15. 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    16. 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  19. Exclusion of certain Pipe-lines and Works from Scope of Act

    1. 58. Exclusion of application of Act to, and in relation to, pipe-lines of certain statutory bodies.

    2. 58A. Avoidance of damage by buildings etc to pipe-lines of a public gas transporter.

    3. 58B.Exclusion of application of Act to construction of small pipes.

    4. 59. Exclusion of application of Act to, and in relation to, certain pipe-lines of railway undertakers, &c.

    5. 60. Exclusion of application of Act to, and in relation to pipe-lines in factories, mine or quarry premises or petroleum depots.

    6. 61. Exclusion of application of Act to, and in relation to, dock, &c., pipe-lines.

    7. 62.References in sections twenty-seven and thirty-one of this Act to...

    8. 63. Exclusion of application of certain provisions of Act to pipe-lines whose construction has been begun or authorised by Act.

    9. 64. Power of Minister to exclude application ofsection one in relation to certain pipe-lines in particular localities.

  20. Interpretation

    1. 65. Meaning of “pipe-line”.

    2. 66. General interpretation provisions.

  21. General Application to Scotland

    1. 67. General application to Scotland.

  22. Expenses, Saving, Short Title, &c.

    1. 68. Expenses and receipts.

    2. 69. Saving for law of nuisance.

    3. 70. Short title, extent and commencement.

  23. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Applications for Grant of Pipe-line Construction and Diversion Authorisations

      1. Part I Applications for Grant of Pipe-line Construction Authorisations

        1. 1.An application for the grant of a pipe-line construction authorisation...

        2. 2.Where an application for the grant of a pipe-line construction...

        3. 3.(1) Where an applicant for the grant of a pipe-line...

        4. 4.(1) Where the proper notices concerning an application for the...

        5. 4A.(1) Where the Secretary of State decides under paragraph 4...

        6. 5.Where the Minister refuses an application for the grant of...

        7. 6.(1) A pipe-line construction authorisation may authorise the execution of...

        8. 6A.(1) A pipe-line construction authorisation shall not authorise the execution...

        9. 6B.The Minister may if he thinks fit cause a public...

        10. 7.There shall be annexed to every pipe-line construction authorisation a...

        11. 8.In this Part of this Schedule “local planning authority” means...

      2. 8A.(1) Where no notice has been received under paragraph 4A(2)...

      3. Part II Modifications subject to which Part I has Effect in its Application to Applications for Pipe-line Diversion Authorisations

        1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Applications for Grant of Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compulsory Rights Orders

      1. Part I Applications for Grant of Compulsory Purchase Orders

        1. 1.An application for a compulsory purchase order must be made...

        2. 2.Where an application for a compulsory purchase order is duly...

        3. 3.Where an applicant for a compulsory purchase order is given...

        4. 4.(1) Where the proper notices concerning an application for the...

        5. 5.Where the Minister refuses to make a compulsory purchase order,...

        6. 6.A compulsory purchase order may be made with or without...

        7. 7.(1) There shall be annexed to every compulsory purchase order...

        8. 8.Where application is made to the Minister for the making...

        9. 9.(1) If a person aggrieved by a compulsory purchase order...

      2. Part II Modifications subject to which Part I has Effect in its Application to Applications for Grant of Compulsory Rights Orders

        1. 10.(1) The modifications subject to which Part I of this...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Provisions for rendering Compulsory Purchase Orders effectual. &c.

      1. 1, 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 3.In determining a question with respect to compensation claimed in...

      3. 4.In the application of this Schedule to Scotland, for references...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Ancillary Rights that may be conferred by a Compulsory Rights Order

      1. 1.A right for any person authorised by the person for...

      2. 2.A right to place, continue or renew markers for indicating...

      3. 3.A right to erect stiles, gates, bridges or culverts for...

      4. 4.A right to construct such works accessory to the pipe-line...

      5. 5.A right temporarily to place on the land comprised in...

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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