Part VGeneral Provisions

34Additional fares

For the purpose of section 22 (Additional fares) of the Act of 1985 as it applies to the railway authorised by that Act, the works shall be deemed to be part of that railway.

35Closure of part of Docklands Railway

(1)As a consequence of the construction of Work No. 1, the Company may exercise the powers contained in subsection (2) below.

(2)Not more than 9 months before the opening for passenger services of the railway comprised in Work No. 1 the Company may discontinue any railway passenger service on so much of the Docklands Railway as lies between the commencement of Work No. 1 and Island Gardens station and section 54 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (which requires advance notice of discontinuance of certain services to be published) and section 56 of that Act (which relates to the establishment and functions of transport consultative committees) shall not apply in respect of any such discontinuance.

36Planning permission

(1)In this section“Part 11 development” means development permitted by article 3 of, and Class A in Part 11 of Schedule 2 to, the [S.I. 1988/1813.] Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988 (which permits development authorised by private Act designating specifically both the nature of the development thereby authorised and the land on which it may be carried out).

(2)Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) below, in its application to development authorised by this Act, the planning permission granted for Part 11 development shall have effect as if the authority to develop given by this Act were limited to development begun within 10 years of the passing of this Act.

(3)Subsection (2) above shall not apply to the carrying out of any development consisting of the alteration, maintenance or repair of works authorised by this Act or the substitution of new works therefor.


Where under this Act any difference (other than a difference to which the provisions of the Lands Clauses Acts, as applied by this Act, apply) is to be referred to or settled by arbitration, then, unless otherwise provided, such difference shall be referred to and settled by a single arbitrator to be agreed between the parties or, failing agreement, to be appointed, on the application of either party (after notice in writing to the other), by the President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

38Costs of Act

All costs, charges and expenses of and incidental to the preparing for, obtaining and passing of this Act, or otherwise in relation thereto, shall be paid by the Company and may in whole or in part be defrayed out of revenue.