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Statutory Instrument 1996 No. 1191

The A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford to Ilchester Improvement and Slip Roads) Order 1996

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1996 No. 1191

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND AND WALES

The A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford to Ilchester Improvement and Slip Roads) Order 1996

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Made26th April 1996
Coming into force17th May 1996

    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 powers enabling him in that behalf: —
        1.    This Order may be cited as the A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford to Ilchester Improvement and Slip Roads) Order 1996, and shall come into force on 17th May 1996.
        2.    In this Order—

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

        (2)  
       (i) "the main new roads" means the new highways which the Secretary of State proposes to construct along the routes described in Schedule 1 to this Order;
       (ii) "the new trunk roads" means the main new roads and the slip roads;
       (iii) "the plan" means the plan numbered HA10/1/SWM/115, marked "The A303 Trunk Road (Sparkford to Ilchester Improvement and Slip Roads) Order 1996", signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport and deposited at the Department of Transport, St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE; and
       (iv) "the slip roads" means the new highways which the Secretary of State proposes to construct along the routes described in Schedule 2 to this Order and which connect the main new roads with other highways at the places stated in that Schedule.

        3.    The main new roads and the slip roads shall become trunk roads from the date when this Order comes into force.
        4.    The centre line of each of the new trunk roads is indicated by a heavy black line on the plan.
        5.    The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of a highway which crosses the route of any of the new trunk roads that—
       (a) where the highway is 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 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 traffic.


Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

D W Ward

Director Southern Operations Division Road Programme Directorate Highways Agency

26th April 1996





Notes:

[1] 1980 c. 66.

[2] S.I. 1981/238.

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