Search Legislation

Transport (Scotland) Act 2005

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

10Other transport functions of regional Transport Partnerships
This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

(1)The Scottish Ministers may, as respects a Transport Partnership, and by order, provide for any statutory function relating to transport they think fit, to be carried out by that Transport Partnership—

(a)instead of the person who, immediately before it was so provided, was responsible for carrying it out; or

(b)concurrently with that person.

(2)In making an order under subsection (1) above after the coming into effect of the Transport Partnership’s transport strategy, the Scottish Ministers shall have regard to that strategy.

(3)The person referred to in subsection (1) above may be the Scottish Ministers.

(4)The functions which may be the subject of an order under subsection (1) above may, without prejudice to the generality of that subsection, include any of the following—

(a)those conferred on local transport authorities by or under Part 2 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2) (bus services) and Part 3 of that Act (road user charging);

(b)those conferred by or under any enactment and which relate to the management and maintenance of a bridge constructed in pursuance of functions conferred by, or by an order made under or confirmed by, any enactment;

(c)those conferred on traffic authorities by sections 1 to 4 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27) (traffic regulation orders) and on local traffic authorities by section 19 of that Act (regulation of use of roads by public service vehicles);

(d)those conferred on councils by sections 63 and 64 of the Transport Act 1985 (c. 67) (securing the provision of passenger transport and related consultation and publicity).

(5)The following are examples of the functions which may be the subject of an order under this section—

(a)entering into quality partnership schemes;

(b)entering into quality contract schemes;

(c)entering into ticketing arrangements and ticketing schemes;

(d)providing information about bus services;

(e)installing bus lanes;

(f)providing subsidised bus services;

(g)making and implementing road user charging schemes;

(h)operating ferry services;

(i)managing tolled bridges;

(j)operating airports and air services;

(k)entering into public service contracts.

(6)A Transport Partnership which proposes to request the making of an order under subsection (1) above shall, before doing so, consult its constituent councils or council on what the order might do.

(7)In making such a request, a Transport Partnership shall have regard to any guidance given by the Scottish Ministers as to the form and content of such requests.

(8)Before making an order under subsection (1) above, the Scottish Ministers shall consult—

(a)except where the order will be made at its request, the Transport Partnership to which the order will relate;

(b)its constituent councils or council; and

(c)such other persons as the Scottish Ministers think fit.

(9)An order under subsection (1) above may modify any enactment.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources