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The Merseytram (Liverpool City Centre to Kirkby) Order 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 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 2 Works Provisions

    1. Principal powers

      1. 5.Power to construct and maintain works

      2. 6.Power to deviate

      3. 7.Designation of works

    2. Streets

      1. 8.Power to alter layout, etc., of streets

      2. 9.Power to keep apparatus in streets

      3. 10.Power to execute street works

      4. 11.Stopping up of streets and extinguishment of rights

      5. 12.Temporary stopping up of streets

      6. 13.Access to works

      7. 14.Construction and maintenance of new, altered or diverted streets

      8. 15.Construction of bridges and tunnels

      9. 16.Restoration of streets if street tramway discontinued

      10. 17.Agreements with street authorities

      11. 18.New road crossings

    3. Supplemental powers

      1. 19.Attachment of equipment to buildings

      2. 20.Temporary closure of part of Canning Dock, Duke’s Dock, Wapping Basin and Salthouse Dock

      3. 21.Discharge of water

      4. 22.Safeguarding works to buildings

      5. 23.Power to construct temporary street tramways

      6. 24.Planning permission: supplementary matters

      7. 25.Power to survey and investigate land, etc.

      8. 26.Mode of construction and operation of tram system

      9. 27.Obstruction of construction of authorised works

      10. 28.Removal of human remains

  4. PART 3 Acquisition and Possession of Land

    1. Powers of acquisition

      1. 29.Power to acquire land

      2. 30.Application of Part I of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

      3. 31.Application of Compulsory Purchase (Vesting Declarations) Act 1981

      4. 32.Powers to acquire new rights

      5. 33.Powers to acquire subsoil only

      6. 34.New rights only to be acquired in certain lands

      7. 35.Rights under or over streets

    2. Temporary possession of land

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

      2. 37.Temporary use of land for maintenance of works

    3. Compensation

      1. 38.Disregard of certain interests and improvements

    4. Supplementary

      1. 39.Acquisition of part of certain properties

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

      3. 41.Time limit for exercise of powers of acquisition

  5. PART 4 Operation of Tram System

    1. 42.Power to operate and use tram system

    2. 43.Maintenance of approved works, etc.

    3. 44.Power to charge fares

    4. 45.Removal of obstructions

    5. 46.Traffic signs

    6. 47.Traffic regulation

    7. 48.Power to lop trees overhanging tram system

    8. 49.Trespass on tramroads

    9. 50.Power to make byelaws

    10. 51.Power to contract for police services

    11. 52.Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.

    12. 53.Application of landlord and tenant law

    13. 54.Tramcars deemed public service vehicles

    14. 55.Substitute road services

  6. PART 5 Penalty Fares

    1. 56.Interpretation of Part 5

    2. 57.Operation of Part 5

    3. 58.Penalty fares

    4. 59.Amount of penalty fare

    5. 60.Document to be issued in connection with penalty fare requirement

    6. 61.Notice of penalty fare provisions

    7. 62.Supplementary provisions

    8. 63.Exclusion of double liability

  7. PART 6 Protective Provision

    1. 64.Statutory undertakers, etc.

    2. 65.Minerals

    3. 66.Saving for highway authorities

    4. 67.Arrangements with highway authorities

    5. 68.For protection of the Environment Agency

    6. 69.For protection of specified undertakers

    7. 70.For protection of British Waterways Board

  8. PART 7 Miscellaneous and General

    1. 71.Street and market traders

    2. 72.Disclosure of confidential information

    3. 73.Defence to proceedings in respect of statutory nuisance

    4. 74.Certification of plans, etc.

    5. 75.Service of notices

    6. 76.No double recovery

    7. 77.Arbitration

  9. Signature


    1. 1

      Scheduled works

    2. 2

      Additional land which may be acquired or used

    3. 3

      Land not to be acquired compulsorily

    4. 4

      Streets subject to alteration of layout

    5. 5

      Streets to be permanently stopped up

      1. Part 1 Streets for which a substitute is to be provided

      2. Part 2 Streets for which no substitute is to be provided

    6. 6

      Streets to be temporarily stopped up

    7. 7

      Modification of compensation and compulsory purchase enactments for creation of new rights

    8. 8

      Acquisition of new rights only

    9. 9

      Land of which temporary possession may be taken

    10. 10

      Traffic regulation

      1. Part 1 Stopping, waiting, loading or unloading

      2. Part 2 Parking places

      3. Part 3 Direction of traffic

      4. Part 4 Vehicular access

      5. Part 5 Revocations and amendments

    11. 11

      Provisions relating to statutory undertakers, etc.

    12. 12

      For protection of electricity, gas, water and sewerage undertakers

    13. 13

      For protection of British Waterways Board

  11. Explanatory Note

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