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Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Act 2007


This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Works, etc.

    1. Works

      1. 1.Power to construct works

      2. 2.The scheduled works

      3. 3.The ancillary works

      4. 4.Permitted deviation within limits

      5. 5.Work No. 4: station and southern tunnel portal

      6. 6.Access to works

      7. 7.Construction and maintenance of new or altered roads

      8. 8.Vesting of private roads and private accesses

      9. 9.Registration of vested land

      10. 10.Permanent stopping up of roads

      11. 11.Power to execute road works

      12. 12.Works to be major works for roads purposes

      13. 13.Agreements with roads authorities, etc.

    2. Supplemental powers

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

      2. 15.Discharge of water

      3. 16.Safeguarding works to buildings

  3. Part 2 Land

    1. Powers of acquisition

      1. 17.Power to acquire land

      2. 18.Acquisition of subsoil or rights

      3. 19.Purchase of specific new rights over land

      4. 20.Rights in roads or public places

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

    2. Compensation

      1. 22.Disregard of certain interests and improvements

      2. 23.Set-off of betterment against compensation

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

      4. 25.No double recovery

    3. Supplementary

      1. 26.Acquisition of part of certain properties

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

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

      4. 29.Further powers of entry

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

      6. 31.Parliamentary plans and book of reference: adjustments agreed with landowners and correction of errors

      7. 32.Period for compulsory acquisition of land

      8. 33.Extension of time

      9. 34.Time limit on validity of notices to treat

      10. 35.General vesting declarations

      11. 36.Restrictions regarding operational airport land

  4. Part 3 Miscellaneous and general

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

    2. 38.Traffic regulation

    3. 39.Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.

    4. 40.Statutory undertakers, etc.

    5. 41.Historic obligations relating to former railway

    6. 42.Listed buildings and conservation areas

    7. 43.Saving for town and country planning

    8. 44.Interpretation of sections 45 and 46

    9. 45.Planning agreements

    10. 46.Application of developer contributions

    11. 47.Blighted land

    12. 48.Application of Crichel Down Rules

    13. 49.Mitigation of environmental impacts

    14. 50.Compliance with code of construction practice and noise and vibration policy, etc.

    15. 51.Regulation of mitigation measures

    16. 52.Protection of the water environment

    17. 53.Saving for Railways Act 1993

    18. 54.Certification of plans, etc.

    19. 55.Registration of new rights

    20. 56.Dispute resolution

    21. 57.Service of notices, etc.

  5. Part 4 Supplementary

    1. 58.Incorporation of enactments

    2. 59.Interpretation

    3. 60.Rights of the Crown, Government departments and Scottish Ministers

    4. 61.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Scheduled works

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Ancillary works

      1. 1.Stations, buildings, platforms, junctions and stopping places.

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

      3. 3.Junctions and communications with, and widening of, any road, path...

      4. 4.Works for the provision (for the authorised undertaker or any...

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

      6. 6.Works or operations to stabilise the condition of any land...

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

      8. 8.Works to alter the position of any existing apparatus or...

      9. 9.Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 8 above, works...

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

      11. 11.Works for the benefit or protection of premises affected by...

      12. 12.The removal by the authorised undertaker of any works constructed...

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

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Stopping up and diversion of roads

      1. Part 1 Roads to be permanently stopped up

      2. Part 2 Roads to be temporarily stopped up

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Safeguarding works

      1. Part 1 Land for safeguarding works

      2. Part 2 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 16 of this...

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

        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

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Land of which temporary possession may be taken

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Statutory undertakers, etc.

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

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

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Listed buildings and conservation areas

      1. 1.(1) In the case of a listed building which was...

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

      3. 3.In this schedule— “the assessment date” means, in the case...

    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 local...

      5. 5.For the purpose of any appeal against a decision of...

      6. 6.In this schedule— “SEPA” means the Scottish Environment Protection Agency...

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