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The Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Qualifying Authorities) Order 1997

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Statutory Instruments

1997 No. 8


The Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Qualifying Authorities) Order 1997


3rd January 1997

Coming into force

27th January 1997

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 6 to the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996(1) hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Qualifying Authorities) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 27th January 1997.

2.  The relevant local authorities specified in the Schedule below had, on or before the day on which the Bill for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996 was reported from Select Committee in the House of Lords, given the Secretary of State undertakings with respect to the handling of planning matters arising under Schedule 6 to that Act which he considered satisfactory, and have not subsequently been released from their undertakings.

George Young

Secretary of State,

Department of Transport

3rd January 1997

Article 2


  • The councils of the London boroughs of: Barking and Dagenham, Camden, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Havering, Islington, Newham, and Waltham Forest

  • Ashford Borough Council

  • Dartford Borough Council

  • Dover District Council

  • Essex County Council

  • Gravesham Borough Council

  • Kent County Council

  • Maidstone Borough Council

  • Rochester-upon-Medway City Council

  • Sevenoaks District Council

  • Shepway District Council

  • Thanet District Council

  • Thurrock Borough Council

  • Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order specifies the local authorities which are qualifying authorities for the purposes of Schedule 6 to the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996.

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