Part IPreliminary

1Short title.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Midland Metro (No. 2) Act 1993.

(2)This Act shall be included among the Acts which may be cited together as the Midland Metro Acts 1989 to 1993.


(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the several words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by the Acts wholly or partly incorporated herewith have the same respective meanings and—

and the following expressions have the same meanings as in the Act of 1989:—

(2)Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to a work identified by the number of the work shall be construed as a reference to the work of that number authorised by this Act.

(3)(a)In this Act, except as mentioned in paragraph (b) below, all distances and lengths stated in any description of works, powers or lands shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each such distance and length, and distances between points on a railway shall be taken to be measured along the railway.

(b)This subsection does not apply to distances or lengths stated in

section 8 (Power to deviate) of this Act.

(4)Any reference in this Act to rights over land includes reference to the right to do or to place and maintain anything in, on or under the land, or in the air space above its surface.

(5)Reference in this Act to access to any place includes egress from that place.

3Incorporation or application of enactments.

(1)The following provisions of the Act of 1989 (which incorporate or apply enactments for the purposes of that Act) shall, so far as they have effect at the commencement of this Act, have effect as if the references in those provisions to that Act included this Act:—

(2)In accordance with section 20 (2) of the [1978 c. 30.] Interpretation Act 1978, the reference in subsection (1) above to section 5 of the Act of 1989 is to that section as amended by section 14 (Amendment of Act of 1989 consequential on New Roads and Street Works Act 1991) of the No. 1 Act of 1993.