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Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 23 June 2017 at 00:14)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 29
29   Interface co-ordination—obligations of roads authorities
(1)  A roads authority for a public road:
(a)  must identify and assess, so far as is reasonably practicable, risks to safety that may arise from the existence or use of any rail or road crossing that is part of the road or any road work of the road wholly or partly because of railway operations carried out on or in relation to any rail infrastructure, and
(b)  must determine measures to manage, so far as is reasonably practicable, those risks, and
(c)  must, for the purpose of managing those risks, seek to enter into an interface agreement with the rail infrastructure manager of the rail infrastructure.
(2)  A roads authority that is given a notice under section 28 (2):
(a)  must identify and assess, so far as is reasonably practicable, risks to safety that may arise from the existence or use of any rail or road crossing that is part of the road or any road work of the road wholly or partly because of railway operations, and
(b)  must determine measures to manage, so far as is reasonably practicable, those risks, and
(c)  must, for the purpose of managing those risks, seek to enter into an interface agreement with the rail infrastructure manager of the rail infrastructure.
(3)  Nothing in this section authorises or requires a roads authority to act inconsistently with, or without regard to, the functions conferred on it by or under any other Act.
(4)  Nothing in this Division affects the operation of the Civil Liability Act 2002 with respect to roads authorities.