Local Government Act, 1946

Execution of the work.

52.—(1) The executing authority shall execute the work in accordance with the bridge order, the plans and this Part of this Act.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the executing authority may, in executing the work, make a departure from the plans if the Minister consents thereto.

(3) For the purpose of complying with this section, the executing authority may perform functions outside their functional area, and accordingly they shall have and may exercise outside their functional area every power (including, in particular, power to acquire land) which a road authority have and may exercise within their functional area for the purpose of the construction and maintenance of roads.