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(1) No enactment or rule of law regulating the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants shall apply, in relation to the rights and obligations of the parties to a lease granted by the Secretary of State in pursuance of a development agreement—
(a) so as to exclude or in any respect modify any of the rights and obligations of those parties under the terms of the lease, whether with respect to the termination of the tenancy or any other matter,
(b) so as to confer or impose on either party any right or obligation arising out of or connected with anything done or omitted on or in relation to land which is the subject of the lease, in addition to any such right or obligation provided for by the terms of the lease, or
(c) so as to restrict the enforcement (whether by action for damages or otherwise) by either party to the lease of any obligation of the other party under the lease.
(2) In subsection (1), references to a lease granted by the Secretary of State in pursuance of a development agreement include any provisions of a development agreement providing for the grant of a lease of any land by the Secretary of State.
(3) In this section, “development agreement” means an agreement to which the Secretary of State is a party and under which another party has responsibilities in relation to the design, construction, financing or maintenance of Crossrail.
Royal Assent: 22 July 2008: (no specific commencement provision).