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Avon Weir 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, etc

  3. Part II Works

    1. 5.Power to construct works

    2. 6.Street works

    3. 7.Further works and powers

    4. 8.Power to deviate

    5. 9.Power to make subsidiary works

    6. 10.Pipes, etc., under or over tidal waters or tidal lands

    7. 11.Dredging and other operations in river

    8. 12.Work No. 1 deemed to be constructed under impounding licence

    9. 13.Agreements with owners of land and others for construction of works

    10. 14.Footpaths

    11. 15.Temporary stoppage of roads, bridleways and footpaths

    12. 16.Temporary closing of river in connection with works

    13. 17.Power to use bed and banks of watercourses

    14. 18.Power to take, pump and discharge water

    15. 19.Tidal works not to be executed without approval of Secretary of State

    16. 20.Provision against danger to navigation

    17. 21.Abatement of works abandoned or decayed

    18. 22.Survey of tidal works

    19. 23.Lights on tidal works

    20. 24.Status of works in impounded river

  4. Part III Lands

    1. 25.Power to acquire lands

    2. 26.Power to acquire new rights only

    3. 27.Temporary possession of land

    4. 28.Purchase of part of certain properties

    5. 29.Disregard of recent improvements and interests

    6. 30.Extinction of rights affecting land

    7. 31.Grant of new rights by persons under disability

    8. 32.Agreements with adjoining owners

    9. 33.Set-off for enhancement in value of retained land

    10. 34.Correction of errors in deposited plans and book of reference

  5. Part IV Operation of weir, etc.

    1. 35.Operation of weir, etc

    2. 36.Misuse of equipment or machinery

  6. Part V The impounded river

    1. 37.Commencement of Part V

    2. 38.Jurisdiction of port authority

    3. 39.Extinguishment of navigation, etc., rights in impounded river

    4. 40.Works in impounded river

    5. 41.Licensing of works

    6. 42.Restriction on construction of works

    7. 43.Powers as to moorings, etc

    8. 44.Navigation, etc., in vicinity of weir

    9. 45.Restriction on size of vessels permitted to navigate

  7. Part VI Protective provisions

    1. 46.Notice to police, etc

    2. 47.Crown rights

    3. 48.Saving for Trinity House

    4. 49.For protection of electricity, gas and water undertakers

    5. 50.For protection of sewers of Wessex Water Services Limited

    6. 51.For protection of National Rivers Authority

    7. 52.For further protection of National Rivers Authority

    8. 53.For protection of port authority

    9. 54.For protection of highway authority

    10. 55.For protection of British Railways Board

    11. 56.For protection of flora and fauna

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous and general

    1. 57.Application of Act to Feeder Canal and Floating Harbour

    2. 58.Management arrangements

    3. 59.Covenants, etc., binding successive owners

    4. 60.Corporation’s undertaking

    5. 61.Transfer of functions

    6. 62.Obstructing execution of Act

    7. 63.Defence of due diligence

    8. 64.Restriction on powers of Corporation

    9. 65.Modification of Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

    10. 66.Arbitration


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Descriptions of works referred to in section 5 of this ActIn the city of Bristol, county of Avon—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Land required for flood prevention works

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Modification of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 in connection with purchase of new rights

      1. 1.In the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (hereafter 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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