Part IPreliminary

3Incorporation of general enactments

The provisions of the [1845 c. 20.] Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 with respect to the temporary occupation of lands near the railway during the construction thereof, so far as the same are applicable for the purposes of and are not inconsistent with this Act, are incorporated with this Act and, as so incorporated, shall have effect as if—

(a)for the words “the period by the special Act limited for the completion of the railway” there were substituted the words “the period of five years from the commencement of the construction of the works authorised by the special Act”;

(b)the expression “the company” meant the Corporation; and

(c)the expression “the railway” meant the works authorised by this Act and “the centre of the railway” meant the centre line of the works respectively.