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Tyne Tunnels Act 1998

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In this Act—

  • “the 1976 Act” means the Tyne and Wear Act 1976;

  • “the Authority” means the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority;

  • “new tunnel crossing” means an additional tunnel crossing of the river Tyne in the vicinity of the road tunnel and intended to be operated in conjunction with it;

  • “the road tunnel” means Work No. 2 described in Part I of Schedule 1 to the 1976 Act; and

  • “the tunnel” has the meaning given in section 36 of the 1976 Act.

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