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Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

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Transport Act 1985 (c.67)S

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4(1)The 1985 Act shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)In section 6(9) (registration of local services: matters in relation to which regulations may make provision)—

(a)in paragraph (d), after “for”, where it first occurs, there shall be inserted “ or in connection with ”; and

(b)in paragraph (e), after “commissioner”, where it second occurs, there shall be inserted “ , in such form as he may require, ”.

(3)In section 63 (functions of local councils with respect to passenger transport in areas other than passenger transport areas), subsection (3) is repealed.

(4)In section 82 (bus stations: restrictions on discriminatory practices), after subsection (4) there shall be inserted—

(4A)Nothing done pursuant to a quality partnership scheme under Part 2 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2) by—

(a)the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Executive;

(b)a local authority; or

(c)a person to whom subsection (3) above applies,

shall be taken to be discrimination prohibited by subsection (1) or (3) above..

(5)In section 94(4) (definition of eligible service), for the words from “a service is” to the end there shall be substituted

eligible service” means—

(a)until the repeal of section 92 of the Finance Act 1965 (grants towards duty charged on bus fuel) is effected by the coming into force of section 38(6) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2), a service qualifying for fuel duty grant; and

(b)on and after the repeal of that section, a service using public service vehicles of a class specified in an order made by the Scottish Ministers..

(6)In section 103(3) (no subsidies for concessions available under a scheme), at the end there shall be added “ or under a scheme made under section 68(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2). ”.

(7)In section 104 (travel concessions on services provided by Passenger Transport Executives)—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words from “other than” to “that section” there shall be substituted “ otherwise than in accordance with a scheme established under section 93 of this Act or made under section 68(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2) ”; and

(b)in subsection (2), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted—

(aa)in accordance with any scheme made under section 68(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2); or.

(8)In section 105(1) (travel concessions on services provided by local authorities), for the words from “of any description” to the end there shall be substituted “ in accordance with a scheme established under section 93 of this Act or made under section 68(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2). ”.

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I1Sch. 2 para. 4 partly in force; Sch. 2 para. 4 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 84(2); Sch. 2 para. 4(1)(2)(3)(5) in force at 1.4.2001 and Sch. 2 para. 4(4) in force at 1.7.2001 by S.S.I. 2001/132, art. 2 Sch.

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