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British Railways Act 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Incorporation of general enactments

    4. 4.Application of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

  3. Part II Works, etc.

    1. Works

      1. 5.Power to make works

    2. Provisions relating to Works Nos. 1A and 1B

      1. 6.Stopping up, etc., footpath at Ashford

    3. Provisions relating to Work No. 2

      1. 7.Diversion of footpaths at West Hampstead

      2. 8.Access from Finchley Road

    4. Provisions relating to Work No. 4

      1. 9.Footpath, etc., lowering at Borough Green

    5. Provisions relating to Work No. 5

      1. 10.Nash level crossing, Otford

    6. General works provisions

      1. 11.Power to deviate

      2. 12.Stopping up highways in case of substitution

      3. 13.Appropriating sites of highways

      4. 14.Repair of highways

      5. 15.Agreements with highway authorities

      6. 16.Temporary stoppage of highways

      7. 17.Underpinning of buildings near works

      8. 18.Use of sewers, etc., for removing water

  4. Part III Land

    1. Purchase of land, etc.

      1. 19.Purchase of land

      2. 20.Purchase of rights over land

      3. 21.Purchase of specific new rights over land

      4. 22.Temporary use of land and access

    2. General lands provisions

      1. 23.Purchase of part of certain properties

      2. 24.Disregard of recent improvements and interests

      3. 25.Extinction or suspension of private rights of way

      4. 26.Correction of errors in deposited plans and book of reference

      5. 27.Cellars under streets not referenced

      6. 28.Set-off for enhancement in value of retained land

      7. 29.Time for purchase of land and rights over land

  5. Part IV Protective provisions

    1. 30.Notice of interference with roads

    2. 31.For protection of sewerage undertakers

    3. 32.For protection of electricity, gas and water undertakers

    4. 33.For protection of telecommunications operators

    5. 34.Crown rights

  6. Part V General

    1. 35.Planning permission

    2. 36.Arbitration


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. Part I Land referred to in section 19 (2) of this Act

      2. Part II Land referred to in section 21 (2) of this Act

      3. Part III Temporary use of land for working sites and access

        1. 1.In this Part of this schedule— “the access lands” means...

        2. 2.In connection with the construction of the authorised works the...

        3. 3.The Board shall not by reason of the exercise of...

        4. 4.The Board shall not, without the agreement of the owners...

        5. 5.Before giving up possession of the works land the Board...

        6. 6.(a) The Board shall compensate the owners and occupiers of...

        7. 7.Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Modification of Part I Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 for purchase of new rights

      1. 1.In the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (hereinafter in this Schedule...

      2. 2.For section 8 of the Act (which relates to cases...

      3. 3.The following provisions of the Act (which state the effect...

      4. 4.Section 11 of the Act (powers of entry) shall be...

      5. 5.Section 20 of the Act (compensation for short term tenants)...

      6. 6.Section 22 of the Act (protection of acquiring authority’s possession...

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