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Airdrie-Bathgate Railway and Linked Improvements 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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).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 scheduled works and ancillary 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, maintenance and vesting of new or altered roads and vesting of bus lay-by, car parks and cyclepath

      7. 7.Vesting of private accesses

      8. 8.Vesting of freight depot and associated facilities

      9. 9.Registration of vested land

      10. 10.Permanent stopping up of roads

      11. 11.Private crossings

      12. 12.Power to execute road works

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

      14. 14.Agreements with roads authorities, etc.

    2. Supplemental powers

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

      2. 16.Discharge of water

  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.Application of Crichel Down Rules

  4. Part 3 Miscellaneous and general

    1. 37.Registration of new rights

    2. 38.Power to fell, etc. trees or shrubs

    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

    7. 43.Saving for town and country planning

    8. 44.Assessment of effects on natural habitats

    9. 45.Mitigation of environmental impacts

    10. 46.Compliance with code of construction practice, noise and vibration policy and mitigation commitment documents

    11. 47.Regulation of mitigation measures

    12. 48.Protection of the water environment

    13. 49.Saving for Railways Act 1993

    14. 50.Blighted land

    15. 51.Real burdens and servitudes, etc. affecting land acquired

    16. 52.Limits of existing railways

    17. 53.Certification of plans, etc.

    18. 54.Registration of new rights

    19. 55.Dispute resolution

    20. 56.Service of notices, etc.

  5. Part 4 Supplementary

    1. 57.Incorporation of enactments

    2. 58.Interpretation

    3. 59.Rights of Scottish Ministers

    4. 60.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

      Private crossings

      1. Part 1 Continuing private crossings

      2. Part 2 Discontinued private crossings

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Acquisition of land, etc. outside limits of deviation

      1. Part 1 Acquisition of land

      2. Part 2 Acquisition of permanent rights

      3. Part 3 Acquisition of temporary 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

      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...

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

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

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Enactments authorising existing railways

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Roads, bus lay-by, car parks and cyclepath

      1. Part 1 Construction and maintenance

      2. Part 2 Vesting in roads authority

      3. Part 3 Vesting of private accesses

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