Rail Safety (General) Regulation 2008
37 Local changes to network rules
(1) This clause applies to a proposed local change to the network rules by a rail infrastructure owner.(2) The rail infrastructure owner that is to implement the local change must consider all submissions that are received within the period specified in the notice given under clause 35 from stakeholders or the ITSRR and must determine whether to proceed with the proposed local change.(3) On determining to proceed with the amendment, the rail infrastructure owner must give the ITSRR a notice in writing containing the following:(a) the proposed amendment,(b) details of the network or networks to which the local change is to apply and the reasons for the application of the rule,(c) details of all risk assessments conducted,(d) details of submissions made by stakeholders,(e) the response of the rail infrastructure owner to the submissions,(f) details of the agreement of the rail infrastructure owners to the classification of the proposed amendment.(4) Before making the proposed local change, the rail infrastructure owner must take into account any comments of the ITSRR about the proposed local change that are received no later than 14 days after notice is given under subclause (3).(5) A rail infrastructure owner must give not less than 28 days notice in writing of the commencement of a proposed local change to a network rule to the stakeholders of the owner.