High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (HC Bill 6)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Transport, are
published separately as Bill 6—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Secretary Chris Grayling has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of
the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill are
compatible with the Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Works

    1. 1. Power to construct and maintain works for Phase 2a of High Speed 2

    2. 2. Further provision about works

    3. 3. Highways

  2. Compulsory acquisition of land

    1. 4. Power to acquire land compulsorily

    2. 5. Acquisition of rights and imposition of restrictive covenants

    3. 6. Acquisition of airspace

    4. 7. Acquisition of subsoil or under-surface

    5. 8. Highway subsoil

    6. 9. Termination of power to acquire land

  3. Extinction and exclusion of rights over land

    1. 10. Extinction of rights over land

    2. 11. Extinction of rights of statutory undertakers

    3. 12. Exclusion of new rights of way

  4. Temporary possession and use of land

    1. 13. Temporary possession and use of land

    2. 14. Use of roads

    3. 15. Enforcement of restrictions on land use

    4. 16. Compensation for injurious affection

  5. Planning

    1. 17. Deemed planning permission

    2. 18. Time limit on deemed planning permission

    3. 19. Power to disapply deemed planning permission

    4. 20. Development consent

  6. Deregulation

    1. 21. Listed buildings and ancient monuments

    2. 22. Burial grounds

    3. 23. Consecrated land

    4. 24. Commons and open spaces

    5. 25. Trees

    6. 26. Overhead lines

    7. 27. Water

    8. 28. Buildings

    9. 29. Street works

    10. 30. Lorries

    11. 31. Noise

    12. 32. Local Acts

    13. 33. Community Infrastructure Levy

  7. Railway matters

    1. 34. Objectives of Office of Rail and Road

    2. 35. Disapplication of licensing requirement in pre-operational phase

    3. 36. Disapplication of statutory closure provisions

    4. 37. Other railway legislation etc

    5. 38. Co-operation

    6. 39. Transfer of functions relating to works

  8. Traffic

    1. 40. Traffic

  9. Nominated undertaker

    1. 41. Nominated undertaker

  10. Statutory undertakers etc

    1. 42. Extension of planning permission for statutory undertakers

    2. 43. Protective provisions

    3. 44. Existing agreements

  11. Reinstatement and environmental works

    1. 45. Compulsory acquisition of land for relocation of an undertaking

    2. 46. Power to carry out reinstatement works

    3. 47. Planning permission: works involving reinstatement of undertaking

    4. 48. Enforcement of environmental covenants

  12. Further high speed rail works

    1. 49. Power to apply Act to further high speed rail works

  13. The Crown

    1. 50. Application of powers to Crown land

    2. 51. Highways for which Secretary of State is highway authority

    3. 52. Crown Estate

  14. Deposited plans and sections

    1. 53. “Deposited plans” and “deposited sections”

    2. 54. Correction of deposited plans

  15. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 55. Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations: miscellaneous

    2. 56. Arbitration

    3. 57. Notices and other documents

    4. 58. Resumption of previous use of land

  16. Interpretation

    1. 59. “Phase 2a purposes”

    2. 60. Interpretation

  17. Final

    1. 61. Financial provision

    2. 62. Commencement and short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Scheduled works

    2. Schedule 2

      Works

    3. Schedule 3

      Overhead line diversions

    4. Schedule 4

      Highways

      1. Part 1

        Highway access

      2. Part 2

        Interference with highways

      3. Part 3

        Construction and maintenance of highways

    5. Schedule 5

      Highways: tables relevant to Part 2 of Schedule 4

    6. Schedule 6

      Acquisition of land for particular purposes

    7. Schedule 7

      Acquisition of land: application of compulsory purchase
      legislation

    8. Schedule 8

      Land where powers of acquisition are limited to acquisition of
      rights or imposition of restrictive covenants

    9. Schedule 9

      Acquisition of rights in land etc: application of compulsory
      purchase legislation

    10. Schedule 10

      Acquisition of rights in land: substituted Schedule 2A for
      Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

    11. Schedule 11

      Land where powers of acquisition are limited to sub-surface
      acquisition

    12. Schedule 12

      Highways: restrictions on powers to use subsoil and acquire
      land

    13. Schedule 13

      Right to require acquisition where time limit extended

    14. Schedule 14

      Extinction of rights over land

    15. Schedule 15

      Temporary possession and use of land

      1. Part 1

        Temporary possession for construction of works

      2. Part 2

        Temporary possession for maintenance of works

      3. Part 3

        Suspension of rights and enforcement

    16. Schedule 16

      Temporary possession and use of land: table of land

    17. Schedule 17

      Conditions of deemed planning permission

      1. Part 1

        Conditions

      2. Part 2

        Qualifying authorities

      3. Part 3

        Approvals: supplementary

      4. Part 4

        Supplementary and general

    18. Schedule 18

      Listed buildings

    19. Schedule 19

      Ancient monuments

    20. Schedule 20

      Burial grounds

    21. Schedule 21

      Water

    22. Schedule 22

      Buildings

    23. Schedule 23

      Party walls etc

    24. Schedule 24

      Street works

    25. Schedule 25

      Lorries

    26. Schedule 26

      Noise

    27. Schedule 27

      Local Acts

    28. Schedule 28

      Application of other railway legislation etc

    29. Schedule 29

      Arbitration between railway operators

    30. Schedule 30

      Traffic regulation

    31. Schedule 31

      Extension of planning permission for statutory undertakers

    32. Schedule 32

      Protective provisions

      1. Part 1

        Highways and traffic

      2. Part 2

        Electricity, gas, water and sewerage undertakers

      3. Part 3

        Electronic communications code networks

      4. Part 4

        Land drainage, flood defence, water resources and fisheries

      5. Part 5

        Canal & River Trust