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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 18

The A40 London—Fishguard Trunk Road (Long Lane Junction Improvement Trunk Road and Slip Roads) Order 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 18

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES

The A40 London—Fishguard Trunk Road (Long Lane Junction Improvement Trunk Road and Slip Roads) Order 1988

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Made11th January 1988
Coming into force21st January 1988

    The Secretary of State for Transport makes this Order in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10 and 41 of the Highways Act 1980[1], and now vested in him[2], and of all other enabling powers:
        1.    The new highways which the Secretary of State proposes to construct—
       (a) along the route described in Schedule 1 of this Order (the highway along this route being in this Order referred to as"the main new trunk road"); and
       (b) along the routes described in Schedule 2 to this Order which connect the trunk road with the trunk road, the main new trunk road with Long Lane and the main new trunk road with the trunk road, at the places stated in that schedule (the highways along these routes being in this Order referred to as"the slip roads");
    shall become trunk roads as from the date when this Order comes into force.
        2.    The centre lines of the new trunk roads are indicated by heavy black lines on the deposited plan.
        3.    The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of a highway which crosses the route of a new trunk road that—
       (a) where the highway is a highway maintainable at the public expense by a local highway authority, the part in question shall be maintained by that authority; and
       (b) where the highway is not a highway so maintainable and is not maintainable under a special enactment or by reason of tenure, enclosure or prescription, the Secretary of State shall be under no duty to maintain the part in question;
    until in either case a date to be specified in a notice given by the Secretary of State to the highway authority for that highway. The date specified will not be later than the date on which the relevant route is opened for the purpose of through traffic.
        4.    In this Order—

        (1)  all measurements of distance are measured along the route of the relevant highway; and

        (2)  
       (i) "the deposited plan" means the plan numbered GLRT 65/5018/10/TO9/2—1 and called"The A40 London—Fishguard Trunk Road (Long Lane Junction Improvement Trunk Road and Slip Roads) Order 1988", signed by authority of the Secretary of State and deposited at the Department of Transport, Romney House, 43 Marsham Street, London SW1B 3PY;
       (ii) "the new trunk roads" means the main new trunk road and the slip roads and"a new trunk road" means one of those highways; and
       (iii) "the trunk road" means that length of the A40 London— Fishguard Trunk Road in the London Borough of Hillingdon which is known as Western Avenue.

        5.    This Order shall come into force on 21st January 1988 and may be cited as the A40 London—Fishguard Trunk Road (Long Lane Junction Improvement Trunk Road and Slip Roads) Order 1988.


Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

I. Yass

An Under Secretary in the Department of Transport

January 1988





Notes:

[1] 1980 c. 66.

[2] S.I. 1981/238.

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