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Forth Crossing Act 2011

Section 9 – Interference with railways

37.This section places the Scottish Ministers under a duty to consult with relevant railway undertakers and consider any representations that they might have. The purpose of the section is to ensure that the relevant railway undertaker is fully aware of the nature of the ancillary works, which unlike principal works (which are set out in schedule 1 and illustrated on the Parliamentary plans) are only defined in general terms (see section 1 and schedule 2).

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