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British Railways (No. 3) Order Confirmation Act 1994

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Stopping up of paths

7(1)Subject to the provisions of this Order, the Board may in connection with the construction of Works Nos. 1 and 2 stop up and discontinue—

(a)so much of the path between Fairholm Street and High Avon Street, Larkhall, as lies between points X, Y and Z; and

(b)so much of any other path as lies within the limits of deviation other than the path between Fairholm Street and Glen View Park, Larkhall.

(2)After any stopping up under subsection (1) above all rights of way over or along the path or portion thereof authorised to be stopped up shall be extinguished and the Board may, subject to the provisions of the Act of 1845 with respect to mines lying under or near the railway, appropriate without making any payment therefor and use for the purposes of their undertaking the site thereof.

(3)The Board shall, at least seven days before exercising the powers of subsection (1) above, post notices at each end of every defined path or portion thereof which they intend to stop up stating that they intend to stop it up and setting out the effect of subsection (4) below.

(4)Any person who suffers loss by the extinguishment of any private right under this section shall be entitled to be paid by the Board compensation to be determined in case of dispute by the tribunal.

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