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The Transport (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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Provision for penalty fares

5.—(1) After Part VA of the principal Act there shall be inserted the following Part—


Operation of Schedule 1B.

67K.(1) Schedule 1B shall apply in relation to—

(a)travel on a bus service, as defined in section 14(7) of the Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 1966; and

(b)travel on a train service, that is to say a service for the carriage of passengers provided by the railway undertaking;

if an order under subsection (2) is for the time being in force with respect to the service in question.

(2) The Department may by order (referred to in subsections (3) and (4) as an “activating order”) provide that Schedule 1B shall have effect as from such day as may be specified in the order, with respect to any bus service or train service mentioned in subsection (1).

(3) The revocation by the Department of an activating order shall be without prejudice to the power of the Department to make further activating orders under this section.

(4) No activating order may be made except at the request of the operator of the service in question.

(5) In subsection (4) “operator”—

(a)in relation to a bus service, has the meaning given by section 14(7) of the Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 1966, and

(b)in relation to a train service, means the railway undertaking.

(2) After Schedule 1A to the principal Act there shall be inserted the Schedule set out in Schedule 1.

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