Sir William Newton Underpass, Port Louis (Authorised Construction) Act

Act 18 of 1996


Mauritius

Sir William Newton Underpass, Port Louis (Authorised Construction) Act

Act 18 of 1996

  • Commenced on 17 August 1996
  • [This is the version of this document at 30 June 2017.]

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Sir William Newton Underpass, Port Louis (Authorised Construction) Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act—"Company" means the State Property Development Company Ltd, in­corporated in Mauritius on 24 April 1989;"Minister" means the Minister to whom responsibility for the subject of land use is assigned.

3. Permission to build

(1)The Company may, subject to such conditions as the Minister may impose, build an underpass underneath Port Louis Through Road for the pur­pose of connecting the esplanade on the waterfront with Sir William Newton Street in Port Louis.
(2)The Company shall, at all times and at its own cost, maintain the underpass in good repair and ensure that it is not a source of danger to the public.

4. Public domain

The underpass—
(a)shall not be part of the public domain; and
(b)shall be the property of the Government of Mauritius.

5. ***

[S. 5 repealed by s. 47 of Act 18 of 2016 w.e.f. 7 September 2016.]

6. Amendment of Schedule

The Minister may, by regulations, amend the Schedule.

Schedule (Section 3)

The underpass shall be—
(a)situated along the prolongation of Sir William Newton Street;
(b)of a minimum width of 5 meters and a minimum headroom of 2.80 meters;
(c)of such construction and design as the Minister may approve.
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History of this document

30 June 2017 this version
Consolidation
17 August 1996
Commenced