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The Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Eccles Extension) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of enactments relating to railways

    4. 4.Application of 1991 Act

  3. PART II WORKS PROVISIONS

    1. Principal powers

      1. 5.Power to construct and maintain works

      2. 6.Power to deviate

    2. Streets

      1. 7.Power to alter layout of streets

      2. 8.Power to keep apparatus in streets

      3. 9.Power to execute street works

      4. 10.Permanent stopping up of streets

      5. 11.Temporary stopping up of streets

      6. 12.Access to works

      7. 13.Construction and maintenance of new or altered streets

      8. 14.Construction of bridges and tunnels

      9. 15.Restoration of streets if street tramway discontinued

      10. 16.Agreements with street authorities

      11. 17.Level crossing

    3. Supplemental

      1. 18.Attachment of equipment to buildings for purposes of transit system

      2. 19.Discharge of water

      3. 20.Power to construct temporary transit systems

      4. 21.Power to survey and investigate land

      5. 22.Mode of construction and operation of transit system

      6. 23.Obstruction of construction of transit system

  4. PART III ACQUISITION AND POSSESSION OF LAND

    1. Powers of acquisition

      1. 24.Power to acquire land

      2. 25.Application of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

      3. 26.Powers to acquire new rights

      4. 27.Powers to acquire subsoil only

      5. 28.Rights under or over streets

    2. Temporary possession of land

      1. 29.Temporary use of land for construction of works

    3. Compensation

      1. 30.Disregard of certain interests and improvements

    4. Supplementary

      1. 31.Acquisition of part of certain properties

      2. 32.Extinction or suspension of private rights of way

      3. 33.Public Open Space

      4. 34.Time limit for exercise of powers of acquisition

  5. PART IV OPERATION OF TRANSIT SYSTEM

    1. 35.Power to operate and use transit system

    2. 36.Maintenance of approved works, etc.

    3. 37.Removal of obstructions

    4. 38.Traffic signs

    5. 39.Traffic restrictions

    6. 40.Power to lop trees overhanging transit system

    7. 41.Trespass on tramroads

    8. 42.Power to make byelaws

    9. 43.Power to contract for police services

    10. 44.Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.

    11. 45.Application of landlord and tenant law

    12. 46.Jurisdiction of Rail Users' Consultative Committee

    13. 47.Tramcars deemed public service vehicles

  6. PART V PROTECTIVE PROVISIONS

    1. 48.Statutory undertakers, etc.

    2. 49.For protection of British Railways Board

    3. 50.For protection of Railtrack

    4. 51.For protection of Environment Agency

    5. 52.Minerals

    6. 53.Saving for highway authorities

    7. 54.Arrangements with highways authorities

  7. PART VI MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 55.Application to and repeal of existing enactments

    2. 56.Disclosure of confidential information

    3. 57.Certification of plans, etc.

    4. 58.Service of notices

    5. 59.No double recovery

    6. 60.Arbitration

  8. Signature

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SCHEDULED WORKS

      1. ECCLES EXTENSION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN LAND

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      STREETS SUBJECT TO ALTERATION OF LAYOUT

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      STREETS TO BE PERMANENTLY STOPPED UP

      1. PART I STREETS FOR WHICH A SUBSTITUTE IS TO BE PROVIDED

      2. PART II STREETS OVER WHICH VEHICULAR RIGHTS ONLY ARE TO BE STOPPED UP

      3. PART III STREETS FOR WHICH NO SUBSTITUTE WILL BE PROVIDED

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      STREETS TO BE TEMPORARILY STOPPED UP

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      MODIFICATION OF COMPENSATION AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE EN ACTMENTS FOR CREATION OF NEW RIGHTS

      1. 1.Compensation enactments

      2. 2.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 1 above,...

      3. 3.Adaptation of the 1965 Act

      4. 4.For section 7 of the 1965 Act (measure of compensation)...

      5. 5.For section 8 of the 1965 Act (provisions as to...

      6. 6.The following provisions of the 1965 Act (which state the...

      7. 7.Section 11 of the 1965 Act (powers of entry) shall...

      8. 8.Section 20 of the 1965 Act (protection for interests of...

      9. 9.Section 22 of the 1965 Act (protection of acquiring authority’s...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      LAND OF WHICH TEMPORARY POSSESSION MAY BE TAKEN

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDERS

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS, ETC.

      1. 1.Apparatus of statutory undertakers, etc. on land acquired

      2. 2.Apparatus of statutory undertakers etc. in stopped up streets

      3. 3.Railway and navigation undertakings

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      REPEAL OF EXISTING ENACTMENTS

  10. Explanatory Note

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