Exclusion of certain Pipe-lines and Works from Scope of ActE+W+S

59 Exclusion of application of Act to, and in relation to, certain pipe-lines of railway undertakers, &c.E+W+S

(1)[F1Section one]of this Act shall not apply to works executed by railway undertakers for the purposes of their business other than the operation of pipe-lines.

(2)Sections eleven and twelve of this Act shall not have effect for the purpose of authorising railway undertakers to purchase land for the placing therein of a pipe-line to be constructed for the purposes aforesaid or a length of pipe-line to be so constructed or to place in land a pipe-line to be so constructed or a length of a pipe-line to be so constructed.

(3)Section fifteen of this Act shall not operate to empower railway undertakers to place in a street a pipe-line constructed for the purposes aforesaid.

(4)In subsection (1) of section twenty of this Act the reference to works in land for the construction of a pipe-line shall be construed as not including a reference to works for the construction of a pipe-line by railway undertakers for the purposes aforesaid.

(5)In the following provisions of this Act, namely, section twenty-three, . . . F2 sections twenty-five and twenty-six, [F3section 26A] subsection (1) of section twenty-seven, subsection (1) of section thirty-one, subsection (1) of section thirty-three, subsection (1) of section thirty-six and sections thirty-seven, thirty-eight, forty . . . F2, references to a pipe-line shall be construed as not including a pipe-line vested in railway undertakers for the purposes aforesaid.

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F1Words in s. 59(1) substituted (3.4.1999) by S.I. 1999/742, art. 2, Sch. para. 1(6)

F2Words repealed by S.I. 1974/1986, Sch. 7

F4Ss. 58(5), 59(6) repealed by S.I. 1974/1986, Sch. 1