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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 or 2

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

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

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

  5. 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

  6. Pipe-lines in Streets

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

    2. 16.Modification of the street works code in the Public Utilities Street Works Act, 1950, in its application to pipe-line works in streets

    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.Application of section 139 (1) of Highways Act, 1959, to pipe-line works in London Traffic Area

  7. 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.Regulations for securing pipe-line safety generally

    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. 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 pipeline

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

  9. Notification and Investigation of Accidents

    1. 33.Notification of certain accidents

    2. 34.Inquiries into accidents

  10. 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

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

    1. 39.Avoidance of obstruction or danger to navigation by pipelines over or under harbour waters

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

  12. Rating of Pipe-lines in England and Wales

    1. 41.Certain pipe-lines to be plant or machinery for rating purposes in England and Wales

  13. 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.Modification of Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act, 1945, in its application to certain orders under this Act

    15. 56.Access to pipe-lines by customs officers

    16. 57.Amendment of section 3 of Mines (Working Facilities and Support) Act, 1923

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

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

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

    5. 62.Sections 27 and 31 not to apply to government pipe-lines

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

    7. 64.Power of Minister to exclude application of sections 1 and 2 in relation to certain pipe-lines in particular localities

  15. Interpretation

    1. 65.Meaning of " pipe-line "

    2. 66.General interpretation provisions

  16. General Application to Scotland

    1. 67.General application to Scotland

  17. Expenses, Saving, Short Title, &c

    1. 68.Expenses and receipts

    2. 69.Saving for law of nuisance

    3. 70.Short title, extent and commencement

    1. First Schedule

      Applications for grant of pipe-line construction and diversion authorisations

    2. Second Schedule

      Applications for grant of compulsory purchase orders and compulsory rights orders

    3. Third Schedule

      Provisions for rendering compulsory purchase orders effectual, &c

    4. Fourth Schedule

      Ancillary rights that may be conferred by a compulsory rights order

    5. Fifth Schedule

      Inquiries into pipe-line accidents

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