Part IPreliminary


(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by the Acts wholly or partly incorporated herewith have in relation to the related subject-matter the same respective meanings; and—

(2)Any reference to the London Transport Board, the London Transport Executive or London Regional Transport in any of the provisions incorporated with this Act shall be construed as a reference to the Company.

(3)All distances, lengths and directions stated in any description of works, powers or lands shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each such distance, length and direction, and distances between points on a railway shall be taken to be measured along the railway.

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

(5)References in this Act to points identified by letters shall be construed as references to the points so lettered on the deposited plans.