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Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 20 September 2017 at 15:44)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Objects
Having regard to the importance of rail safety and regulatory efficiency, the objects of this Act are as follows:
(a)  to provide for improvement of the safe carrying out of railway operations,
(b)  to provide for the management of risks associated with railway operations,
(c)  to make special provision for the control of particular risks arising from railway operations,
(d)  to promote public confidence in the safety of transport of persons or freight by rail.