Part IIWorks, etc.

13Appropriating sites of roads, etc

After a road or footpath or portion thereof is diverted or stopped up under section 12 (Stopping up roads, etc., in case of diversion or substitution) of this Act, the appropriate authority may, subject to the provisions of the Act of 1845 with respect to mines lying under or near the railway as far as the said road or footpath or portion thereof is bounded on both sides by lands of the appropriate authority appropriate without making any payment therefor and use for the purposes of their undertaking the site thereof.