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The Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension) Order 1997

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Application of provisions of 1996 Order

35.—(1) The following provisions of the Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Eccles Extension) Order 1996(1) (“the 1996 Order”) shall apply to the authorised transit system as they apply to the transit system authorised by that Order—

  • Article 20 (Power to construct temporary transit systems)

  • Article 35 (Power to operate and use transit system)

  • Article 36 (Maintenance of approved works, etc.)

  • Article 37 (Removal of obstructions)

  • Article 38 (Traffic signs)

  • Article 40 (Power to lop trees overhanging transit system)

  • Article 41 (Trespass on tramroads)

  • Article 42 (Power to make byelaws)

  • Article 43 (Power to contract for police services)

  • Article 44 (Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.)

  • Article 45 (Application of landlord and tenant law)

  • Article 46 (Jurisdiction of Rail Users’ Consultative Committee)

  • Article 47 (Tramcars deemed public service vehicles).

(2) Article 44 of the 1996 Order as applied by paragraph (1) above shall have effect as if, at the end of paragraph (1) of that article, there were inserted the words “and any rights referred to in article 27 (rights for Work No. 7A) of the Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension) Order 1997”.


S.I. 1996/2714.

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