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Glasgow Airport Rail Link Act 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Works, etc.

    1. Works

      1. 1.Authority to construct works

      2. 2.The scheduled works

      3. 3.The ancillary works

      4. 4.Permitted deviation within limits

      5. 5.Access to works

      6. 6.Construction and maintenance of altered roads

      7. 7.Works treated as major works for road purposes

      8. 8.Agreements with roads authorities

    2. Supplemental powers

      1. 9.Temporary stopping up, alteration or diversion of roads

      2. 10.Discharge of water

      3. 11.Safeguarding works to buildings

  3. Part 2 Land

    1. Powers of acquisition

      1. 12.Authority to acquire land

      2. 13.Acquisition of subsoil or airspace or rights

      3. 14.Purchase of specific new rights over land

      4. 15.Rights in roads

      5. 16.Temporary use of land for construction of works

    2. Compensation

      1. 17.Disregard of certain interests and improvements

      2. 18.Set-off of betterment against compensation

      3. 19.Application of legislation relating to certificates of appropriate alternative development

      4. 20.No double recovery

    3. Supplementary

      1. 21.Acquisition of part of certain properties

      2. 22.Extinction or suspension of rights of way

      3. 23.Power to enter land for survey, etc.

      4. 24.Further powers of entry

      5. 25.Persons under disability may grant servitudes, etc.

      6. 26.Period for compulsory acquisition of land

      7. 27.Extension of time

      8. 28.Time limit on validity of notice to treat

      9. 29.Parliamentary plans and book of reference: adjustments agreed with landowners and correction of errors

      10. 30.Restrictions on compulsory purchase in respect of operational airport land

      11. 31.Protection of access at St James' Park

  4. Part 3 Miscellaneous and general

    1. 32.Power to fell, etc. trees or shrubs

    2. 33.Powers of disposal, agreements for operation etc.

    3. 34.Statutory undertakers, etc.

    4. 35.Arbitration

    5. 36.Service of notices, etc.

    6. 37.Listed buildings

    7. 38.Saving for town and country planning

    8. 39.Blighted land

    9. 40.Method of vesting land

    10. 41.Certification of plans, etc.

    11. 42.Registration of new rights

    12. 43.Mitigation of environmental impacts

    13. 44.Application of Crichel Downs Rules

    14. 45.Compliance with code of construction practice and noise and vibration policy

    15. 46.Regulation of mitigation measures

  5. Part 4 Supplementary

    1. 47.Incorporation of enactments

    2. 48.Application of original railway enactments

    3. 49.Disapplication of statutory and other restrictions on acquisition and use of certain land

    4. 50.Rights of the Crown and Scottish Ministers

    5. 51.Interpretation

    6. 52.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Scheduled works

      1. In the local government area of Renfrewshire— Work No. 1...

      2. In the local government areas of Renfrewshire and the City...

      3. In the local government area of the City of Glasgow—...

      4. In the local government area of Renfrewshire— Work No. 6...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Ancillary works

      1. In the local government area of Renfrewshire and the City...

      2. 1.Works for the provision of recreational facilities in St James'...

      3. 2.Works for the provision of facilities for the storage and...

      4. 3.Buildings, platforms, junctions and stopping places.

      5. 4.Bridges, subways, stairs, lifts, escalators, roundabouts and means of access....

      6. 5.Junctions and communications with, and widening of, any road, path...

      7. 6.Works for the provision (for the authorised undertaker or any...

      8. 7.Works for the strengthening, underpinning, protection, alteration or demolition of...

      9. 8.Works or operations to stabilise the condition of any land...

      10. 9.Works to alter the course of, or otherwise interfere with,...

      11. 10.Works to alter the position of any existing apparatus or...

      12. 11.Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 10, works to...

      13. 12.Landscaping, ecological and other works to mitigate any adverse effects...

      14. 13.Works for the benefit or protection of premises affected by...

      15. 14.The removal by the authorised undertaker of any works constructed...

      16. 15.Such other works (of whatever nature) as may be necessary...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Roads to be temporarily stopped up

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Safeguarding works: procedure

      1. 1.Safeguarding works may be carried out— (a) at any time...

      2. 2.For the purpose of determining how the powers conferred by...

      3. 3.For the purpose of carrying out safeguarding works to a...

      4. 4.Before exercising— (a) a right under section 11 of this...

      5. 5.Where notice is served under paragraph 4(a), (b), (c) or...

      6. 6.The authorised undertaker shall compensate the owners and occupiers of...

      7. 7.Where— (a) safeguarding works to a building are carried out...

      8. 8.Nothing in this schedule shall relieve the authorised undertaker from...

      9. 9.Any dispute as to a person's entitlement to compensation under...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Acquisition of land, etc. outside limits of deviation

      1. Part 1 Acquisition of land

      2. Part 2 Acquisition of rights only

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Land of which temporary possession may be taken

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Statutory undertakers, etc.

      1. 1.Subject to the provisions of this schedule, sections 224 to...

      2. 2.All such other provisions of the 1997 Act as apply...

      3. 3.Where any apparatus of a utility undertaker or of a...

      4. 4.Paragraph 3 shall not apply in the case of the...

      5. 5.The provisions of the 1997 Act mentioned in paragraphs 1...

      6. 6.In this schedule— “gas transporter” has the meaning given by...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Listed buildings

      1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), if a listed building was...

      2. 2.Section 53 of the Listed Buildings Act (acts causing or...

      3. 3.In this schedule— “the Listed Buildings Act” means the Planning...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Code of construction practice

      1. 1.Before commencing construction of the authorised works located in the...

      2. 2.The local planning authority shall send a copy of every...

      3. 3.The authorised undertaker may with the approval of the local...

      4. 4.In approving the code of construction practice or any amendment...

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