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The British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012

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Transport Act 1968

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47.—(1) Section 117(1) (duty of Boards as respect bridges carrying highways) is amended as follows.

(2) In the heading, omit “of Boards”.

(3) After subsection (1B) insert—

(1C) This section also applies to a bridge (whenever constructed) which —

(a)carries a highway over an inland waterway of Canal & River Trust or any other installation or land used by Canal & River Trust in connection with an inland waterway, and

(b)belongs to Canal & River Trust,

and in relation to any such bridge references in this section to each of the Boards or a Board are, subject to subsection (1D), to be read as references to Canal & River Trust.

(1D) Subsection (7) applies in relation to a bridge constructed by or belonging to—

(a)Canal & River Trust and one or more of the Boards mentioned in subsection (1) of this section;

(b)Canal & River Trust and a network owner; or

(c)Canal & River Trust, one or more of the Boards mentioned in subsection (1) of this section and a network owner,

as it applies in relation to a bridge constructed by or belonging to any two or more Boards. .

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Section 117 was amended by S.I. 1996/420 and 2000/3251. There are other amendments and modifications that are not relevant to this Order.

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