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Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 46 Power to restrict dates on which scheduled timings of local services may be varied

76.This section amends section 6 of the Transport Act 1985 to enable the Scottish Ministers, by regulations, to restrict the dates on which operators of local services may vary a registration in so far as it relates to the scheduled times of that local service. The regulations may specify the local authority area or areas which are to be subject to such a restriction. Such regulations cannot specify more than 4 dates in any calendar year on which a registration may be varied, and they cannot have effect for a period of more than 3 years.

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