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Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Conduct of persons at bus stations

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42.—(1) The Department may make regulations—

(a)for the purpose of regulating the conduct of persons at or near bus stations; and

(b)conferring powers on authorised persons for the purpose of the enforcement of regulations made under this section.

(2) In this section—

“authorised persons”, in relation to a bus station, means any persons authorised in writing by a designated operator for the purpose of regulations made under this section or any constables;

“bus station” means any place used by a designated operator in connection with the provision of services under a service agreement or a service permit to the extent that the public has access to it, excluding any area to which byelaws under section 57 of the 1967 Act (power of railway undertaking to make byelaws) apply;

“designated” means designated by the Department in relation to any premises;

“operator” means a person providing services under a service agreement or a service permit.

(3) Regulations under this section may provide that a person who contravenes a specified provision of regulations under this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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