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would apply, but for paragraph 1(1)(a), (3) or (4) of 2(1)(a) of Schedule 8 to

this Act.

2     (1)  

The nominated undertaker shall not carry out any decontrolled works

consisting of the demolition of a building unless—

(a)   

notice of the proposal to carry out the works has been given to the

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Commission, and

(b)   

the appropriate period since the giving of the notice has elapsed.

      (2)  

Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the appropriate period for the purposes of sub-

paragraph (1)(b) is 8 weeks or such longer period as may have been agreed

between the nominated undertaker and the Commission.

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      (3)  

In case of emergency, the appropriate period for the purposes of sub-

paragraph (1)(b) is such period as is reasonable in the circumstances.

      (4)  

In determining whether the appropriate period for the purposes of sub-

paragraph (1)(b) has elapsed, there shall be disregarded any day on which

entry to the building is refused under paragraph 3(2).

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      (5)  

In this paragraph, “decontrolled works” means works to which section 7 of

the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 would

apply, but for paragraph 1(1)(a) or (3) of Schedule 8 to this Act.

3     (1)  

Following the giving of a notice under paragraph 2(1) in relation to any

building, any person duly authorised in writing by the Commission may, at

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any reasonable time during the inspection period, enter the building for the

purpose of recording it.

      (2)  

The right conferred by sub-paragraph (1) shall not be exercisable at a time

when the nominated undertaker reasonably considers that it is not safe to

exercise it.

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      (3)  

A person exercising the right conferred by sub-paragraph (1) shall comply

with any directions given by the nominated undertaker for the purpose of

securing compliance with relevant health and safety provisions.

      (4)  

For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), the inspection period, in relation to a

building which is the subject of a notice under paragraph 2(1), is the period

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beginning when the notice under that provision is given and ending when

the prohibition under that provision ceases to apply to the building.

Schedule 10

Section 44

 

Application of other railway legislation

Highway (Railway Crossings) Act 1839 (c. 45)

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1          

The Highway (Railway Crossings) Act 1839 shall not apply to a railway

authorised by this Act.

Railway Regulation Act 1842 (c. 55)

2          

Section 9 of the Railway Regulation Act 1842 shall not apply to a railway

authorised by this Act.

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Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 20)

3     (1)  

The Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845, insofar as applicable for the

purposes of this Act and not inconsistent with its provisions, is hereby

incorporated with this Act.

      (2)  

The following provisions are excepted from incorporation by virtue of sub-

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paragraph (1)—

sections 1, 7 to 9, 11 to 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 42, 47, 48, 59 to 62, 74, 75, 77

to 85, 87, 88, 94, 95 and 112 to 124.

      (3)  

In their application by virtue of sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)   

section 2 shall have effect with the substitution for “so incorporated

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as aforesaid” of “incorporated”;

(b)   

section 6 shall have effect with the omission of the words “and to take

lands for that purpose”, “taken or” and “for the value of the lands so

taken or used, and”;

(c)   

sections 18 and 21 shall not apply in any case where the relations

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between the nominated undertaker and any other person are

regulated by sections 84 and 85 of the New Roads and Street Works

Act 1991 (c. 22) or Part 2 of Schedule 14 to this Act;

(d)   

section 68 shall have effect with the omission of the words from

“Such and” to “formation thereof” and from “together with all

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necessary gates” to “all necessary stiles”.

Railways Clauses Act 1863 (c. 92)

4     (1)  

Part 1 of the Railways Clauses Act 1863, insofar as applicable for the

purposes of this Act and not inconsistent with its provisions, is hereby

incorporated with this Act.

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      (2)  

The following provisions are excepted from incorporation by virtue of sub-

paragraph (1)—

sections 5 to 7 and 13 to 19.

Railway Companies (Accounts and Returns) Act 1911 (c. 34)

5          

For the purposes of the Railway Companies (Accounts and Returns) Act

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1911, a person shall not be a railway company by virtue of working a railway

authorised by this Act.

British Transport Commission Act 1949 (c. xxix)

6     (1)  

Section 55 the British Transport Commission Act 1949 (penalty for trespass

on railways etc.) shall also apply in relation to any railway, siding, tunnel,

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railway embankment, cutting or similar work constructed in exercise of the

powers conferred by this Act.

      (2)  

Section 56 of that Act (penalty for stone throwing etc. on railways) shall also

apply in relation to any railway or siding constructed in exercise of the

powers conferred by this Act.

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Miscellaneous

7     (1)  

In their application to—

 

 

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(a)   

a Crossrail undertaker,

(b)   

Crossrail, or

(c)   

any train being used to provide services for the carriage of

passengers or goods on Crossrail,

           

the enactments specified in column (1) of the following table (which create

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the offences broadly described in column (2) of the table) shall each have

effect as if the maximum fine which may be imposed on summary

conviction of any offence specified in the enactment were, instead of that

specified in column (3) of the table, a fine not exceeding the level specified

in column (4) of the table.

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(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

 
 

Enactment

Description of

Maximum

Maximum fine

 
  

offence

fine otherwise

(level on standard

 
   

applicable

scale)

 
   

(level on

  

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standard

  
   

scale)

  
 

Section 16 of

Obstruction of

Level 1

Level 3

 
 

the Railway

officers of

   
 

Regulation

railway

   

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Act 1840

company or

   
 

(c. 97).

trespass upon

   
  

railway.

   
 

Section 17 of

Misconduct of

Level 1

Level 3

 
 

the Railway

persons

   

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Regulation

employed on

   
 

Act 1842

railways.

   
 

(c. 55).

    
 

The

    
 

Regulation of

    

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Railways Act

    
 

1889 (c. 57)—

    
 

section 5(1)

Failure to

Level 1

Level 2

 
  

produce

   
  

ticket, to pay

   

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fare or to give

   
  

name and

   
  

address.

   
 

section 5(3).

Travel with

Level 2

Level 3

 
  

intent to avoid

   

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payment of

   
  

fare.

   

      (2)  

In such application—

(a)   

section 16 of the Railway Regulation Act 1840 shall have effect as if

the court had, as an alternative to imposing a fine, the power to

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award imprisonment for a period not exceeding 51 weeks;

 

 

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(b)   

section 5(2) of the Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (c. 57) (power to

arrest passenger who fails to produce ticket and refuses to give his

name and address) shall have effect as if after the word “refuses”

there were inserted the words “or fails”.

      (3)  

In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section

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281(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), the reference in subsection

(2)(a) to 51 weeks shall be read as a reference to one month.

      (4)  

In this paragraph, “Crossrail undertaker” means a person who, under

section 46, is the nominated undertaker for any purpose of section 1(1), so

far as relating to Crossrail.

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Schedule 11

Section45

 

Transfer schemes

Part 1

Transfers from Cross London Rail Links Limited and its subsidiaries

1     (1)  

The Secretary of State may make schemes for the transfer of property, rights

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and liabilities—

(a)   

from Cross London Rail Links Limited (“CLRL”), or

(b)   

from a body corporate which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CLRL,

           

to any person, including the Secretary of State.

      (2)  

The Secretary of State shall consult CLRL before making a scheme under

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sub-paragraph (1).

Part 2

Transfers from the Greater London Authority, Transport for London, the

London Development Agency and their subsidiaries

2     (1)  

The Secretary of State may, for purposes connected with Crossrail, make

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schemes for the transfer of property, rights and liabilities—

(a)   

from the Greater London Authority, the London Development

Agency or Transport for London, or

(b)   

from a body corporate which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the

Greater London Authority, the London Development Agency or

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Transport for London,

           

to any person, including the Secretary of State.

      (2)  

The power conferred by sub-paragraph (1) shall be exercisable only with the

consent of the transferor.

Part 3

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Transfers from Secretary of State and companies owned by Secretary of State

3     (1)  

The Secretary of State may, for purposes connected with Crossrail, make

schemes for the transfer of property, rights and liabilities—

 

 

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(a)   

from the Secretary of State, or

(b)   

from a company which is wholly owned by the Secretary of State,

           

to any person.

      (2)  

For the purposes of this paragraph, a company is wholly owned by the

Secretary of State at any time when it has no members other than one or

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more persons falling within the following paragraphs—

(a)   

the Secretary of State;

(b)   

a company which is wholly owned by the Secretary of State;

(c)   

a person acting on behalf of the Secretary of State or of a company

which is wholly owned by the Secretary of State.

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Part 4

General provisions about transfer schemes

Property, rights and liabilities that may be transferred

4          

The property, rights and liabilities for whose transfer a scheme may provide

include (in particular)—

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(a)   

rights and liabilities relating to contracts of employment;

(b)   

property, rights and liabilities that would not otherwise be capable

of being transferred or assigned by the transferor;

(c)   

property acquired after the making of the scheme and rights and

liabilities arising after the making of the scheme;

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(d)   

rights and liabilities under an enactment.

Creation by a scheme of interests, rights and liabilities

5     (1)  

A scheme may contain—

(a)   

provision for the creation, in favour of the transferor, of—

(i)   

an interest in, or

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(ii)   

a right in relation to,

   

property whose transfer is provided for by the scheme,

(b)   

provision for the creation, in favour of a transferee, of—

(i)   

an interest in, or

(ii)   

a right in relation to,

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property retained by the transferor,

(c)   

provision for the creation, in favour of a transferee, of—

(i)   

an interest in, or

(ii)   

a right in relation to,

   

property whose transfer to another person is provided for by the

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scheme,

(d)   

provision for the creation of rights and liabilities as between the

transferor and a transferee, and

(e)   

provision for the creation of rights and liabilities as between different

transferees.

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      (2)  

A scheme may contain provision about enforcement, by or against any one

or more of the transferor and the transferee or transferees, of a right or

liability whose transfer or creation is provided for by the scheme.

 

 

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Identifying what is transferred or created by a scheme

6     (1)  

A scheme may define property, rights or liabilities for whose transfer it

provides—

(a)   

by specifying it or them;

(b)   

by describing it or them.

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      (2)  

A scheme may define retained property for the purposes of provision made

under paragraph 5(1)(b)—

(a)   

by specifying it;

(b)   

by describing it.

      (3)  

A description of property, rights or liabilities may be framed (in

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particular)—

(a)   

by reference to the transferor’s undertaking;

(b)   

by reference to a specified part of that undertaking.

Scheme may provide for contraventions etc. to be treated as not occurring

7     (1)  

A scheme may contain provision for a transfer to take effect as if there were

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no contravention or liability, or interference with any interest or right, that

there would otherwise be by reason of a provision falling within sub-

paragraph (2).

      (2)  

A provision falls within this sub-paragraph if it has effect (whether under an

enactment or agreement or otherwise) in relation to the terms on which the

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transferor is entitled to the property or right, or subject to the liability, for

whose transfer the scheme provides.

      (3)  

A scheme may contain provision for—

(a)   

the creation of an interest in property, or

(b)   

the creation of a right in relation to property,

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to take effect as if there were no contravention or liability, or interference

with any interest or right, that there would otherwise be by reason of a

provision falling within sub-paragraph (4) or (5).

      (4)  

A provision falls within this sub-paragraph if it has effect (whether under an

enactment or agreement or otherwise) in relation to the terms on which the

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transferor is entitled to the property.

      (5)  

A provision falls within this sub-paragraph if it has effect (whether under an

enactment or agreement or otherwise) in relation to the terms on which a

subsidiary of the transferor is entitled or subject to anything immediately

before the creation of the interest or right takes effect.

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Transfer of shares in subsidiary of transferor

8     (1)  

This paragraph applies where a scheme provides for the transfer of shares in

a subsidiary of the transferor.

      (2)  

The scheme may contain provision for the transfer to take effect as if there

were no contravention or liability, or interference with any interest or right,

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that there would otherwise be by reason of a provision falling within sub-

paragraph (3), but this is without prejudice to paragraph 7(1).

 

 

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      (3)  

A provision falls within this sub-paragraph if it has effect (whether under an

enactment or agreement or otherwise) in relation to the terms on which the

subsidiary is entitled or subject to anything immediately before the transfer

takes effect.

Scheme may modify interests, rights and liabilities of third parties

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9     (1)  

A scheme may contain provision for interests, rights or liabilities of third

parties in relation to anything to which the scheme relates to be modified in

the manner set out in the scheme.

      (2)  

In sub-paragraph (1) “third party”, in relation to a scheme, means a person

who is neither the transferor nor a transferee.

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10    (1)  

Sub-paragraph (2) applies where (apart from that sub-paragraph) a person

would have a triggered entitlement in consequence of—

(a)   

property, rights or liabilities having been, or being likely to be,

transferred by the operation of paragraph 13(1) in relation to a

scheme,

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(b)   

interests, rights or liabilities having been, or being likely to be,

created by the operation of paragraph 13(1) in relation to a scheme,

or

(c)   

anything else having been done, or being likely to be done, by or

under a scheme.

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      (2)  

That triggered entitlement shall, as respects the interest or right to which it

relates, be enforceable in consequence of the circumstances mentioned in

sub-paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) to the extent only that the scheme provides

for it to be so enforceable.

      (3)  

In this paragraph “triggered entitlement”, in relation to a scheme, means an

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entitlement—

(a)   

to terminate, modify, acquire or claim an interest or right to which

the transferor, or a subsidiary of the transferor, is entitled or subject,

or

(b)   

to treat an interest or right to which the transferor, or a subsidiary of

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the transferor, is entitled or subject as modified or terminated.

Scheme may impose obligations to enter into agreements or execute instruments

11    (1)  

A scheme may contain provision for imposing, on the transferor or a

transferee, obligations—

(a)   

to enter into agreements with, or

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(b)   

to execute instruments in favour of,

           

persons specified in the scheme.

      (2)  

The persons who may be so specified are—

(a)   

a transferee;

(b)   

the transferor;

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(c)   

any person other than the transferor or a transferee.

      (3)  

Sub-paragraphs (4) to (7) apply where a scheme contains provision for

imposing an obligation of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (1).

      (4)  

The scheme must specify or describe the agreement or instrument to which

the obligation relates.

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