Part IPreliminary

3Incorporation of general enactments

(1)The following enactments, so far as the same are applicable for the purposes of and are not inconsistent with this Act, are incorporated with this Act, and this Act shall be the special Act for the purposes of the said incorporated enactments:—

(a)the Act of 1845, except sections 1, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22 and 23 thereof; and

(b)in the Act of 1863, Part I (relating to the construction of a railway), except sections 13 to 19 thereof.

(2)(a)For the purposes of the enactments incorporated by subsection (1) above the expression“the company” where used in those enactments means the Board.

(b)For the purposes of sections 16 and 30 to 44 of the Act of 1845, as incorporated by subsection (1) above, Works Nos. 10, 11A and 11B shall be deemed to be railways authorised by the special Act.

(c)Sections 18 and 21 of the Act of 1845, as incorporated by subsection (1) above, shall not extend to regulate the relations between the Board and any other person in respect of any matter or thing concerning which those relations are regulated in any respect by the provisions of Part III of the [1991 c. 22.] New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 or by section 41 (For protection of electricity, gas and water undertakers) of this Act.

(3)Section 65 (1) of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (placing of traffic signs by highway authorities) shall have effect with respect to the erection and display of any traffic sign by the Board as if it were a traffic sign erected and displayed by a highway authority.