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Telecommunications Masts (Railways) Bill


Telecommunications Masts (Railways) Bill

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A

Bill

To

Restrict the permitted development rights of railway or light railway

undertakings in respect of telecommunications masts.                                                                            

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and

consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

 1     Amendment of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted

Development) Order 1995

     (1)    The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order

1995 is amended as follows.

     (2)    In Schedule 2, Part 11 (Development under Local or Private Acts or Orders),

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A.1 (a), leave out “or dam” and insert “dam, or telecommunications mast over

15m. in height (including the base station)”.

     (3)    In Schedule 2, Part 17 (Development by statutory undertakers), A.1 (b), leave

out “or bridge” and insert “, bridge, or telecommunications mast over 15m. in

height (including the base station)”.

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     (4)    The provisions of Schedule 2, Part 24 (Development by Telecommunications

Code System Operators) shall apply to railway undertakers.

 2     Short title

This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications Masts (Railways) Act 2003.

 
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