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8.—(1) The Company, during and for the purposes of the execution of the authorised works, may temporarily stop up, alter or divert any street and may for any reasonable time–
(a)divert the traffic from the street, and
(b)subject to paragraph (2) below, prevent all persons from passing along the street.
(2) The Company shall provide reasonable access for pedestrians going to or from premises abutting on a street affected by the exercise of the powers conferred by this article if there would otherwise be no such access.
(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1) above, the Company may exercise the powers of this article in relation to the streets specified in columns (1) and (2) of Schedule 5 to this Order to the extent specified in column (3) to that Schedule.
(4) Without prejudice to paragraph (3) above, the Company may, for a period not exceeding 4 years from the date upon which the Company commence to exercise the powers conferred by this article in relation to Dunston Road narrow and stop up so much of Dunston Road shown on the deposited plans and numbered 111 in the London borough of Hackney as lies within the limits of deviation.
(5) The Company shall not exercise the powers of this article–
(a)in relation to any street specified as mentioned in paragraph (3) above without first consulting the street authority, and
(b)in relation to any other street without the consent of the street authority, but such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.
(6) The provisions of the 1991 Act mentioned in paragraph (7) below and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved under, those provisions shall apply (with the necessary modifications) in relation to the stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street by the Company under the powers conferred by this article where no street works are executed in that street as they would apply if the stopping up, alteration or diversion were occasioned by street works executed in that street by the Company.
(7) The provisions of the 1991 Act referred to in paragraph (6) above are–
section 54 (advance notice of certain works);
section 55 (notice of starting date of works);
section 59 (general duty of street authority to co-ordinate works);
section 60 (general duty of undertakers to co-operate);
section 69 (works likely to affect other apparatus in the street);
section 76 (liability for cost of temporary traffic regulation);
section 77 (liability for cost of use of alternative route); and
all such other provisions as apply for the purposes of the provisions mentioned above.