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Part VGeneral

14Amendment of Act of 1989 consequential on New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

The Act of 1989 shall have effect subject to the following amendments consequential on the coming into operation of provisions of the [1991 c. 22.] New Roads and Street Works Act 1991:—

(1)For subsections (1) to (3) of section 5 (application of street works code) there shall be substituted the following:—

(1)In relation to so much of the authorised works as would, if executed by the highway authority, be works for road purposes or major highway works within the meanings given by section 86 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Part III of that Act shall have effect as if the Executive were the highway authority..

(2)In subsection (5) of section 5, for the words “a highway authority” there shall be substituted the words “the traffic authority”.

(3)Section 41 (17) (b) (betterment arising on provision of alternative apparatus) shall have effect notwithstanding the repeal of the [1950 c. 39.] Public Utilities Street Works Act 1950.