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British Railways (No. 3) Order Confirmation Act 1994

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Temporary stoppage of roads

9(1)The Board, during and for the purpose of the execution of the works may temporarily stop up and divert and interfere with any road and may for any reasonable time divert the traffic therefrom and prevent all persons other than those bona fide going to or from any land, house or building abutting on the road from passing along and using the same.

(2)The Board shall provide reasonable access for persons on foot bona fide going to or from any such land, house or building.

(3)(a)The Board shall not exercise the powers of this section without the consent of the road works authority.

(b)Any such consent may be given subject to such reasonable conditions as the road works authority may require but shall not be unreasonably withheld and any question whether such consent has been unreasonably withheld or whether any such condition is reasonable shall be determined by arbitration.

(4)The provisions of this section shall not apply to any road of which temporary possession is taken under section 16 (Temporary use of land) of this Order.

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