Highway (Railway Crossings) Act 1839

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Highway (Railway Crossings) Act 1839

1839 CHAPTER 45 2 and 3 Vict

An Act to amend an Act of the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth relating to Highways.

[17th August 1839]

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C1Act excluded (24.3.1994) by 1994 c. ii, s. 1, Sch. Pt. II para. 5(3)(b)

Act excluded (31.3.1994) by 1994 c. iv, Pt. II, s. 15(3) (with s. 28)

Act excluded (21.7.1994) by 1994 c. xi, s. 3(3)

Act excluded (21.7.1994) by 1994 c. xv, s. 3(4)

Act excluded (18.12.1996) by 1996 c. 61, s. 20, Sch. 9 Pt. II para. 3

Act excluded (27.12.1995) by S.I. 1995/3188, art. 2(2)

Act excluded (11.11.1996) by S.I. 1996/2714, art. 3(6)

Act excluded (21.5.1997) by S.I. 1997/1266, art. 3(6)

Act excluded (27.8.1998) by S.I. 1998/1936, art. 3(6)

Act excluded (30.4.1999) by S.I. 1999/1306, art. 3(4)

Act excluded (21.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/2129, art. 3(5)

Act excluded (21.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/2382, art. 4(1)

Act excluded (E.W.S.) (24.7.2001) by S.I. 2001/3627, art. 3(2)(3)

C2Short Title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C3Preamble (which recites Highways Act 1835 (c. 50), ss. 71, 113) omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1890 (c. 51)

C5Act excluded (E.W.S.) (29.4.1992) by S.I. 1992/1113, art. 3(3).

C6Act excluded (E.W.S.) (21.5.1992) by S.I. 1992/1267, art. 4(2).

Act excluded (E.W.S.) (22.6.1993) by S.I. 1993/1607, art. 3(3) (with arts. 8, 12(2), 13, 14); Act excluded (E.W.S.) (29.6.1993) by S.I. 1993/1651, art. 3(2) (with arts. 6, 8, 9, 10(2)); Act excluded (27.7.1993) by 1993 c. XV, s. 3(3); Act excluded (E.W.S.) (1.9.1993) by S.I. 1993/2154, art. 3(2) (with arts. 5, 7, 9(6), 10)

C7Act amended (E.W.S.) (2.2.1994) by virtue of 1993 c. 43, ss. 117(1)(6), 150(1)(e) (with S.I. 1990/1380, arts. 3, 4); S.I. 1994/202, art. 2

C8Power to repeal or modify this act conferred (E.W.S.) (prosp.) by 1974 c. 37, s. 15 (as that 1974 Act is amended (2.2.1994) by 1993 c. 43, ss. 117(1)(6), 150(1)(e); S.I. 1994/202, art. 2) and by 1993 c. 43, ss. 117(4)(6), 150(1)(e); S.I. 1994/202, art. 2

Commencement Information

I1Act wholly in force at 30.9.1839 by s. 3 (now repealed).

1 Proprietors of Railroad to maintain Gates where any Railroad crosses the Highway, &c.E+W+S+N.I.

Wherever a railroad crosses or shall hereafter cross [F1any turnpike road or any highway or statute labour road for carts or carriages in Great Britain][F1the carriageway of a public road (within the meaning of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984)], the proprietors or directors of the company of proprietors of the said railroad shall make and maintain good and sufficient gates across each end of such [F2turnpike or other road as aforesaid][F2carriageway] at each of the said crossings, and shall employ good and proper persons to open and shut such gates, so that the persons, carts, or carriages passing along such [F3turnpike or highway][F3carriageway] shall not be exposed to any danger or damage by the passing of any carriages or engines along the said railroad; F4. . .

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F1Words commencing “the carriageway...” substituted (S.) for words commencing “any turnpike road...” by Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54, SIF 108), s. 156(1), Sch. 9 para. 1(a)

F2Word “carriageway” substituted (S.) for words commencing “turnpike or other road...” by Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54, SIF 108), s. 156(1), Sch. 9 para. 1(b)

F3Word “carriageway” substituted (S.) for “turnpike or highway” by Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54, SIF 108), s. 156(1), Sch. 9 para. 1(b)

F4Words in s. 1 repealed (10.5.1997) by S.I. 1997/553, reg. 12(1), Sch. Pt. I

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F5S. 2 repealed (10.5.1997) by S.I. 1997/553, reg. 12(1), Sch. Pt. I

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