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Midland Metro Act 1992

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12Agreements with British Railways Board

(1)The Executive and the railways board may enter into, and carry into effect, agreements—

(a)for the transfer to the Executive of any property of the railways board comprising all or part of a railway or former railway, and any lands, works or other property held in connection therewith, and all rights and obligations of the railways board relating thereto; and

(b)for the transfer to the railways board of any property of the Executive comprising all or part of a railway, and any lands, works or other property held in connection therewith, and all rights and obligations of the Executive relating thereto.

(2)Where agreement is made for the transfer to the Executive of any railway under subsection (1) above, the Executive may adapt for use, maintain, use and work that railway as part of the Metro in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 1845 and the [1863 c. 92.] Railways Clauses Act 1863 incorporated with this Act and the provisions of the Railway Regulation Acts 1840 to 1889 applicable to the Metro.

(3)Any enactment by which any such railway or former railway of the railways board was authorised shall have effect subject to the provisions of this Act.

(4)Subsection (1) (b) above has effect without prejudice to the provisions of section 54 (Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.) of the Act of 1989.

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