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The Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Highway Functions) Order 1999

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1.  Functions conferred on the local highway authority as street authority for a street by or under any of the following provisions of the 1991 Act:

(a)section 53 (the street works register);

(b)section 54(1) and (4) (advance notice of certain works);

(c)section 55(1) and (4) (notice of starting date of works);

(d)section 56(1) and (4) (street authority’s power to give directions as to the timing of street works);

(e)section 58 (restriction on works following substantial roadworks);

(f)section 59 (general duty of street authority to co-ordinate works);

(g)section 60(1) (general duty of undertaker to co-operate with the street authority with respect to the execution of street works);

(h)section 61 (protected streets) except insofar as they relate to the powers to designate a street as protected;

(i)section 65(5) (street authority’s power to take steps where undertaker has failed to comply with certain obligations, and to recover costs incurred);

(j)section 66(3) and (4) (street authority’s power to give notice to undertaker to mitigate and discontinue obstruction, to take necessary steps and to recover costs incurred);

(k)section 68(1) (undertaker to afford reasonable facilities to the street authority);

(l)section 70(3) and (4) (undertaker to inform street authority of completion of interim and permanent reinstatement);

(m)section 72 (powers of street authority in relation to reinstatement);

(n)section 75 (inspection fees);

(o)section 81 (duty to maintain apparatus);

(p)section 82(1) (payment of compensation to street authority); and

(q)section 94(1) and (2) (power of street authority to enter into an agreement with an undertaker for the execution of street works).

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