Roads (Amendment) Act, 1998

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.

2.—Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution for the definition of “the Minister” of the following definition:

“‘the Minister’ means the Minister for the Environment and Local Government;”,

(b) the insertion after the definition of “roadway” of the following definitions:

“‘rights’ includes, in relation to a scheme, rights which are existing or which are proposed to be created in the scheme;

‘scheme’ has the meaning assigned to it by section 47(1);

‘substratum of land’ means any subsoil or anything beneath the surface of land required—

(a) for the purposes of a tunnel or tunnelling or anything connected therewith, or

(b) for any other purpose connected with a scheme;”.