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The Noise Insulation (Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems) Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of the Regulations

  5. 4.Duty to carry out insulation work or to make grants

  6. 5.Power to carry out insulation work or to make grants

  7. 6.Further power to carry out insulation work or to make grants

  8. 7.Buildings to which the Regulations apply

  9. 8.Insulation of buildings against construction noise

  10. 9.Ascertainment of level of noise

  11. 10.Offer and acceptance of insulation work or grant

  12. 11.Consent to carrying out of insulation work

  13. 12.Nature and extent of work to be undertaken

  14. 13.Conditions for carrying out of insulation work or making of grants

  15. 14.Reconsideration of buildings

  16. 15.Amount of grant

  17. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. PART I

        1. 1.Interpretation

      2. PART II

        1. 2.Items to be included in insulation works

        2. 3.Type of ventilation to be provided and installed under paragraph 2

        3. 4.Items which may be included in insulation works

        4. 5.Conditions relating to insulation works

      3. PART III

        1. 6.Specifications for windows

        2. 7.Specifications for Venetian blinds

        3. 8.Specifications for inlet ventilator systems

        4. 9.Specifications for permanent vents

        5. 10.Specifications for combined ventilator systems

    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. PART I The modes

        1. 1.Magnetic levitation

        2. 2.Monorail

        3. 3.Road-based with cable guidance

        4. 4.Road-based with rail guidance

        5. 5.Road-based with side guidance

        6. 6.Track-based with side guidance

      2. PART II Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “magnetic levitation” means a mode in which...

        2. 2.In this Schedule, references to “mode” are to be construed...

  18. Explanatory Note

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