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London Underground (Safety Measures) Act 1991

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15Incorporation of works provisions

(1)The following provisions of the undermentioned Acts are, with necessary modifications, incorporated with this Act:—

  • the Act of 1963—

    • section 10 (Provisions as to use of electrical power);

    • section 11 (Compensation for damage by working); and

    • section 15 (Power to make trial holes):

  • the Act of 1965—

    • section 10 (Underpinning of houses near works) except the provisos to paragraphs (4) and (6) thereof.

(2)For the purposes of this Act references in the said sections 10 and 11 of the Act of 1963, as so incorporated, to Work No. 1 authorised by that Act shall be construed as references to the underground railways and the said section 10 shall have effect as if, after the reference to “insulated return” and “insulated returns” in paragraphs (5) and (7) thereof respectively, there were added “or uninsulated metallic returns of low resistance”.

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