(1) In these Regulations:
“the Act” means the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991;
“authority” means a highway, bridge or transport authority;
“the Code” means the Code of Practice entitled “Measures Necessary where Apparatus is affected by Major Works (Diversionary Works)” dated June 1992, and approved by the Secretary of State on 30th June 1992, as revised and re-issued from time to time;
“diversionary works” means measures needing to be taken in relation to an undertaker's apparatus in a street in consequence of major works or in order to facilitate their execution;
“major works” means major highway works, major bridge works or major transport works;
“section 86(3)(a) to (g) works” means major transport works which are or would, if executed by a highway authority, be major highway works described in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) of section 86(3) of the Act.
(2) For the purposes of these Regulations “allowable costs” means, in relation to diversionary works, the sum of all the reasonable costs incurred in executing them, except—
(a) costs incurred in preparing the initial set of plans and estimates in relation to those diversionary works (but not in preparing any further plans and estimates which the authority may require);
(b) costs disallowed under regulation 6(3).
Specified date: 15 January 2001: see reg 1(1).