Local Government Act 2001

Amendment of Roads Act, 1993.

245

245.—The Roads Act, 1993, is amended by the insertion of the following after section 15 of that Act:

“Requirements as regards railways, canals, etc.

15A.—A road authority shall not construct or reconstruct a bridge or viaduct over, or a tunnel under—

( a) a railway, save with the consent of the Minister for Public Enterprise, or

( b) any inland waterway within the meaning of the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Powers and Functions) Act, 1998 , or any navigable water, save with the consent of the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands.”.