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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

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SCHEDULED WORKS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ADDITIONAL LAND WHICH MAY BE ACQUIRED OR USED

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      LAND NOT TO BE ACQUIRED COMPULSORILY

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      STREETS SUBJECT TO ALTERATION OF LAYOUT

    5. SCHEDULE 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. SCHEDULE 6

      STREETS TO BE TEMPORARILY STOPPED UP

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      MODIFICATION OF COMPENSATION AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE ENACTMENTS FOR CREATION OF NEW RIGHTS

      1. Compensation enactments

        1. 1.The enactments for the time being in force with respect...

        2. 2.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 1, the...

      2. Adaptation of the 1965 Act

        1. 3.(1) The 1965 Act shall have effect with the modifications...

        2. 4.For section 7 of the 1965 Act (measure of compensation)...

        3. 5.For section 8 of the 1965 Act (provisions as to...

        4. 6.The following provisions of the 1965 Act (which state the...

        5. 7.Section 11 of the 1965 Act (powers of entry) shall...

        6. 8.Section 20 of the 1965 Act (protection for interests of...

        7. 9.Section 22 of the 1965 Act (protection of acquiring authority’s...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      ACQUISITION OF NEW RIGHTS ONLY

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      LAND OF WHICH TEMPORARY POSSESSION MAY BE TAKEN

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      TRAFFIC REGULATION

      1. Interpretation

      2. PART 1 STOPPING, WAITING, LOADING OR UNLOADING

      3. PART 2 PARKING PLACES

      4. PART 3 DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC

      5. PART 4 VEHICULAR ACCESS

      6. PART 5 REVOCATIONS AND AMENDMENTS

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS, ETC.

      1. Apparatus of statutory undertakers, etc., on land acquired

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, sections...

      2. Apparatus of statutory undertakers, etc., in stopped up streets

        1. 2.(1) Where a street is stopped up under article 11...

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      FOR PROTECTION OF ELECTRICITY, GAS, WATER AND SEWERAGE UNDERTAKERS

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “apparatus” means— in the case of a...

      2. Application of Schedule 11

        1. 2.Paragraphs 1(1) and 2 of Schedule 11 to this Order...

      3. Apparatus in stopped up streets

        1. 3.Where any street is stopped up under article 11 of...

        2. 4.Merseytravel shall give not less than 28 days' notice in...

      4. On-street apparatus

        1. 5.This Schedule shall not apply to anything done or proposed...

      5. Acquisition of land

        1. 6.Merseytravel shall not acquire any apparatus from a specified undertaker...

        2. 7.Merseytravel may in exercise of the powers of this Order...

      6. Removal of apparatus

        1. 8.Paragraphs 9 to 12 apply where— (a) Merseytravel requires the...

        2. 9.Merseytravel shall, if it is practicable to do so, afford...

        3. 10.The obligation imposed upon the specified undertaker by paragraph 9...

        4. 11.Any alternative apparatus to be constructed by the specified undertaker...

        5. 12.The specified undertaker shall, after the manner of construction and...

      7. Removal of apparatus and construction of alternative apparatus by Merseytravel

        1. 13.Paragraphs 14 to 16 apply to so much of the...

        2. 14.If Merseytravel gives notice in writing to the specified undertaker...

        3. 15.In carrying out any work under paragraph 14 Merseytravel shall...

        4. 16.Nothing in paragraph 14 shall authorise Merseytravel to carry out...

      8. Facilities and rights for alternative apparatus

        1. 17.Where, in accordance with the provisions of this Schedule, Merseytravel...

        2. 18.In determining the terms and conditions mentioned in paragraph 17...

        3. 19.If the facilities and rights to be afforded by Merseytravel...

      9. Retained apparatus: protection and plan approval

        1. 20.Not less than 56 days before commencing to construct or...

        2. 21.In relation to a work which is a specified work...

        3. 22.Merseytravel shall not commence the construction or renewal of any...

        4. 23.Any approval of the specified undertaker required under paragraph 22—...

        5. 24.In relation to a work to which paragraph 21 applies,...

        6. 25.A specified work shall be constructed (and in the case...

        7. 26.If within 42 days after the submission to it of...

        8. 27.Nothing in paragraph 20 or 26 shall preclude Merseytravel from...

        9. 28.Merseytravel shall not be required to comply with paragraph 20...

        10. 29.Nothing in paragraph 28 shall entitle Merseytravel to carry out...

      10. Co-operation

        1. 30.Where in consequence of the proposed construction of any of...

      11. Access

        1. 31.If in consequence of the exercise of the powers of...

      12. Expenses

        1. 32.Subject to the provisions of the following paragraphs of this...

        2. 33.There shall be deducted from any sum payable under paragraph...

        3. 34.If in pursuance of the provisions of this Schedule—

        4. 35.For the purposes of paragraph 34— (a) an extension of...

        5. 36.An amount which apart from this paragraph would be payable...

        6. 37.In any case where work is carried out by Merseytravel...

      13. Indemnity

        1. 38.If, by reason or in consequence of the construction, maintenance...

        2. 39.Nothing in paragraph 38 shall impose any liability on Merseytravel...

        3. 40.The specified undertaker shall give to Merseytravel reasonable notice of...

      14. Exercise of safeguarding and survey powers

        1. 41.Merseytravel shall, so far as is reasonably practicable, so exercise...

        2. 42.Merseytravel shall not, in the exercise of the powers of...

      15. Arbitration

        1. 43.Any difference arising between Merseytravel and a specified undertaker under...

      16. Transfer of powers

        1. 44.Merseytravel shall give notice to every specified undertaker if any...

        2. 45.The obligation to give notice under paragraph 44 to a...

      17. Notices

        1. 46.Any notice in writing to be given by Merseytravel to...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      FOR PROTECTION OF BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD

      1. 1.For the protection of the British Waterways Board the following...

      2. Interpretation

        1. 2.In this Schedule— “the Board” means the British Waterways Board;...

      3. Powers requiring the Board’s consent

        1. 3.(1) Merseytravel shall not under the powers conferred by this...

      4. Vehicles, plant and machinery

        1. 4.(1) Merseytravel shall not use any land or property of...

      5. Fencing

        1. 5.Where so required by the engineer Merseytravel shall to the...

      6. Survey of waterway

        1. 6.(1) Before the commencement of the initial construction of any...

      7. Approval of plans, protective works, etc.

        1. 7.(1) Merseytravel shall before commencing construction of any specified work...

      8. Design of works

        1. 8.Without prejudice to its obligations under the foregoing provisions of...

      9. Notice of works

        1. 9.Merseytravel shall give to the engineer 56 days' notice of...

      10. Lighting

        1. 10.Merseytravel shall provide and maintain at its own expense in...

      11. Construction of specified works

        1. 11.(1) Any specified or protective works shall, when commenced, be...

      12. Prevention of pollution

        1. 12.Merseytravel shall not in the course of constructing a specified...

      13. Access to work: provision of information

        1. 13.(1) Merseytravel, on being given reasonable notice, shall—

      14. Costs of alterations, etc.

        1. 14.Any additional expenses which the Board may reasonably incur in...

      15. Maintenance of works

        1. 15.If at any time after the completion of a specified...

      16. Repayment of the Board’s fees, etc.

        1. 16.Merseytravel shall repay to the Board all fees, costs, charges...

      17. Making good of detriment: compensation and indemnity, etc.

        1. 17.(1) If any detriment shall be caused by the construction...

      18. Details of capitalised sums to be provided

        1. 18.Where under any provision of this Schedule the Board or...

      19. Arbitration

        1. 19.Any difference arising between Merseytravel and the Board under this...

  11. Explanatory Note

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