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(1)In this Part of this Act—
“community bus permit” means a permit under section 22 of the 1985 Act;
“local service” has the meaning given by section 2 of the 1985 Act;
“operational date” shall be construed in accordance with section 14(1) of this Act;
“police area” means a police area within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77);
“quality contract” has the meaning given by section 13(6) of this Act;
“relevant general policies”, in relation to a local transport authority, means the authority’s local transport strategy and—
where the authority is a local authority, the policies formulated by them from time to time under section 63(2)(b) of the 1985 Act;
where the authority is the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority, the policies formulated by them from time to time under section 9A(1) of the Transport Act 1968 (c. 73);
“specified facilities” shall be construed in accordance with section 3(3)(a) of this Act;
“specified standard” shall be construed in accordance with section 3(3)(b) of this Act;
“traffic commissioner” means the person appointed from time to time to be the commissioner for Scotland under section 4 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14); and
“traffic regulation order” means an order under—
the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27); or
any other enactment (other than this Act),
regulating the use of roads or other places by public service vehicles.
(2)In this Part of this Act the following expressions have the same meaning as in the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)—
“public service vehicle”; and
“PSV operator’s licence”.
(3)References in this Part of this Act to the operator of a passenger transport service of any description are to be construed in accordance with section 137(7) of the 1985 Act.
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