Royal Arms New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22)

1991 c. 22

 

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  New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22)
 

1991 Chapter c. 22

 


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Part I
New Roads in England and Wales
Concession agreements
1.  Concession agreements.
2.  Exercise of highway functions by concessionaire.
3.  Provisions as to traffic regulation.
4.  Leasing of land to concessionaire.
5.  Transfer or termination of concession.
 
Toll orders
6.  Toll orders.
7.  The toll period.
8.  Amount of tolls chargeable by concessionaire.
9.  Amount of tolls chargeable by highway authority.
10.  Application of enactments relating to monopolies, &c.
11.  Variation or revocation of toll order.
12.  Extension toll orders.
 
Further provisions with respect to tolls
13.  Further provisions as to charging of tolls.
14.  Collection of tolls.
15.  Refusal or failure to pay tolls.
16.  Facilities for collection of tolls.
17.  Restriction of access to toll roads.
 
Annual report
18.  Annual report on concession agreements and toll orders.
 
Miscellaneous
19..  Environmental assessment of projects involving special roads.
20.  Classification of traffic for purposes of special roads.
21.  Certain special roads not necessarily trunk roads.
22.  Adoption of privately constructed roads.
23.  Execution of works by highway authority at expense of another.
24.  Exercise of road traffic regulation powers.
 
General
25.  Application of provisions of the Highways Act 1980, &c.
26.  Interpretation.
 
Part II
New Roads in Scotland
Toll Roads
27.  Toll orders.
28.  Assignation of rights under a toll order.
29.  The toll period.
30.  Extension toll orders.
31.  Amount of tolls chargeable.
32.  Toll order in respect of major crossings.
33.  Application of enactments relating to monopolies, &c.
34.  Variation or revocation of toll order.
35.  Transfer or termination of assignation.
 
Further provision with respect to tolls
36.  Further provision as to charging of tolls.
37.  Collection of tolls.
38.  Refusal or failure to pay tolls.
39.  Facilities for collection of tolls.
40.  Restriction of access to toll roads.
 
Report
41.  Report on toll roads and toll orders in Scotland.
 
Supplementary provisions
42.  Environmental assessment of projects involving special roads.
43.  Provisions as to traffic regulation.
44.  Exercise of road traffic regulation powers.
45.  Classification of traffic for purposes of special roads.
46.  Special roads not necessarily to be trunk roads.
47.  The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 and the interpretation of Part II.
 
Part III
Street works in England and Wales
Introductory provisions
48.  Streets, street works and undertakers.
49.  The street authority and other relevant authorities.
50.  Street works licences.
51.  Prohibition of unauthorised street works.
52.  Emergency works.
 
The street works register
53.  The street works register.
 
Notice and co-ordination of works
54.  Advance notice of certain works.
55.  Notice of starting date of works.
56.  Power to give directions as to timing of street works.
57.  Notice of emergency works.
58.  Restriction on works following substantial road works.
59.  General duty of street authority to co-ordinate works.
60.  General duty of undertakers to co-operate.
 
Streets subject to special controls
61.  Protected streets.
62.  Supplementary provisions as to designation of protected streets.
63.  Streets with special engineering difficulties.
64.  Traffic-sensitive streets.
 
General requirements as to execution of street works
65.  Safety measures.
66.  Avoidance of unnecessary delay or obstruction.
67.  Qualifications of supervisors and operatives.
68.  Facilities to be afforded to street authority.
69.  Works likely to affect other apparatus in the street.
 
Reinstatement
70.  Duty of undertaker to reinstate.
71.  Materials, workmanship and standard of reinstatement.
72.  Powers of street authority in relation to reinstatement.
73.  Reinstatement affected by subsequent works.
 
Charges, fees and contributions payable by undertakers
74.  Charge for occupation of the highway where works unreasonably prolonged.
75.  Inspection fees.
76.  Liability for cost of temporary traffic regulation.
77.  Liability for cost of use of alternative route.
78.  Contributions to costs of making good long-term damage.
 
Duties and liabilities of undertakers with respect to apparatus
79.  Records of location of apparatus.
80.  Duty to inform undertakers of location of apparatus.
81.  Duty to maintain apparatus.
82.  Liability for damage or loss caused.
 
Apparatus affected by highway, bridge or transport works
83.  Works for road purposes likely to affect apparatus in the street.
84.  Measures necessary where apparatus affected by major works.
85.  Sharing of cost of necessary measures.
 
Provisions with respect to particular authorities and undertakings
86.  Highway authorities, highways and related matters.
87.  Prospectively maintainable highways.
88.  Bridges, bridge authorities and related matters.
89.  Public sewers, sewer authorities and related matters.
90.  Provisions as to reinstatement of sewers, drains or tunnels.
91.  Transport authorities, transport undertakings and related matters.
92.  Special precautions as to displaying of lights.
93.  Works affecting level crossings or tramways.
 
Power of street authority or district council to undertake street works
94.  Power of street authority or district council to undertake street works.
 
Supplementary provisions
95.  Offences.
96.  Recovery of costs or expenses.
97.  Service of notices and other documents.
98.  Reckoning of periods.
99.  Arbitration.
100.  Agreements inconsistent with the provisions of this Part.
101.  Effect of this Part on certain existing special enactments or instruments.
102.  Effect of this Part on other existing enactments or instruments.
103.  Former controlled land.
104.  Meaning of "prescribed" and regulations generally.
105.  Minor definitions.
106.  Index of defined expressions.
 
Part IV
Road works in Scotland
Introductory provisions
107.  Roads, road works and undertakers.
108.  The road works authority and other relevant authorities.
109.  Permission to execute road works.
110.  Prohibition of unauthorised road works.
111.  Emergency works.
 
The road works register
112.  The road works register.
 
Notice and co-ordination of works
113.  Advance notice of certain works.
114.  Notice of starting date of works.
115.  Power to give directions as to timing of works.
116.  Notice of emergency works.
117.  Restriction on works following substantial works carried out for road purposes.
118.  General duty of road works authority to co-ordinate works.
119.  General duty of undertakers to co-operate.
 
Roads subject to special controls
120.  Protected roads.
121.  Supplementary provisions as to designation of protected roads.
122.  Roads with special engineering difficulties.
123.  Traffic-sensitive roads.
 
General requirements as to execution of road works
124.  Safety measures.
125.  Avoidance of unnecessary delay or obstruction.
126.  Qualifications of supervisors and operatives.
127.  Facilities to be afforded to road works authority.
128.  Works likely to affect other apparatus in the road.
 
Reinstatement
129.  Duty of undertaker to reinstate.
130.  Materials, workmanship and standard of reinstatement.
131.  Powers of road works authority in relation to reinstatement.
132.  Reinstatement affected by subsequent works.
 
Charges, fees and contributions payable by undertakers
133.  Charge for occupation of the road where works unreasonably prolonged.
134.  Inspection fees.
135.  Liability for cost of temporary traffic regulation.
136.  Liability for cost of use of alternative route.
137.  Contributions to costs of making good long-term damage.
 
Duties and liabilities of undertakers with respect to apparatus
138.  Records of location of apparatus.
139.  Duty to inform undertakers of location of apparatus.
140.  Duty to maintain apparatus.
141.  Liability for damage or loss caused.
 
Apparatus affected by road, bridge or transport works
142.  Works for road purposes likely to affect apparatus in the road.
143.  Measures necessary where apparatus affected by major works.
144.  Sharing of cost of necessary measures.
 
Provisions with respect to particular authorities and undertakings
145.  Roads authorities, roads and related matters.
146.  Prospective public roads.
147.  Bridges, bridge authorities and related matters.
148.  Sewers.
149.  Provisions as to reinstatement of sewers, drains or tunnels.
150.  Transport authorities, transport undertakings and related matters.
151.  Special precautions as to displaying of lights.
152.  Works affecting level crossings or tramways.
 
Power of road works authority or district council to undertake road works
153.  Power of road works authority or district council to undertake road works.
 
Supplementary provisions
154.  Offences.
155.  Recovery of costs or expenses.
156.  Service of notices and other documents.
157.  Reckoning of periods.
158.  Arbitration.
159.  Agreements inconsistent with the provisions of this Part.
160.  Effect of this Part on certain existing special enactments or instruments.
161.  Effect of this Part on other existing enactments or instruments.
162.  Former controlled land.
163.  Meaning of "prescribed" and regulations generally.
164.  Minor definitions.
165.  Index of defined expressions.
 
Part V
General
166.  Offences by bodies corporate or Scottish partnerships.
167.  Crown application.
168.  Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.
169.  Extent.
170.  Commencement.
171.  Short title.
 
  Schedule 1   Supplementary provisions as to termination of concession.
  Schedule 2   Procedure in connection with toll orders.
  Schedule 3   Street works licences.
  Schedule 4   Streets with special engineering difficulties.
  Schedule 5   Procedure for making certain orders under Part III.
  Schedule 6   Roads with special engineering difficulties.
  Schedule 7   Procedure for making certain orders under Part IV.
  Schedule 8   Minor and consequential amendments.
  Part I   Amendments of the Highways Act 1980.
  Part II   Amendments of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
  Part III   Amendments of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984.
  Part IV   Amendments of other enactments.
  Schedule 9   Repeals.




 
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