The bill which preceded the Channel Tunnel Act, which authorised the construction of the tunnel and associated works.
This document was published on 17th April 1986 by Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
It was written by Her Majesty's Government.
The original document format was PDF File, and comprised 130 pages.
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"1985/86 Bill 137 Channel Tunnel. A bill to provide for the construction and operation of a railway tunnel system under the English Channel, together with associated works; to provide for connected improvements in the road network near Ashford, in Kent, and in the rail network in south eastern England; to incorporate part of the railway tunnel system into the United Kingdom and to provide application and enforcement of law in relation to, and otherwise for the regulation of, that system and matters connected with it; to provide for the construction of certain highways and associated works in the vicinity of Folkestone; and for connected purposes."
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