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The Transport (2011 Act) (Commencement No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2015 No. 284 (C. 22)

Public Passenger Transport

The Transport (2011 Act) (Commencement No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Made

25th June 2015

The Department for Regional Development makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 48 of the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 2011(1).

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Transport (2011 Act) (Commencement No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015.

(2) In this Order—

the Act” means the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

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2.—(1) The appointed day for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Act specified in the Schedule, subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), is 5th October 2015.

(2) The commencement of sections 18 and 20 of the Act and the amendments effected to the 1967 Act by section 47(1) and (2) of the Act (except for the amendments effected by paragraph 9(2) and (4) of Schedule 1) in so far as not already in operation do not have effect in relation to road service licences granted under the 1967 Act prior to 5th October 2015.

(3) Paragraph (2) does not apply to road service licences granted to Ulsterbus Ltd or Citybus Ltd (Metro).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Regional Development on 25th June 2015.

Legal seal

Tom Reid

A senior officer of the Department for Regional Development

SCHEDULEProvisions coming into operation on 5th October 2015.

Provisions of the ActSubject Matter
Section 1 in so far as not already in operationProvision of public passenger transport services
Section 2(2)Service agreements
Section 3Interpretation
Section 4 in so far as not already in operationApplications
Section 5 in so far as not already in operationNotification of subsequent events
Section 6Matters to which the Department must have regard
Section 7Duration
Section 8 in so far as not already in operationVariation
Section 9Conditions
Section 10Revocation, suspension and curtailment of permits
Section 11Disqualification
Section 12Revocation, disqualification etc : supplementary provisions
Section 13 in so far as not already in operationFees
Section 14 in so far as not already in operationPermits not to be transferable
Section 16Forgery, etc.
Section 17False statements
Section 18 and in so far as set out in Article 2Road service licence renamed
Section 19Particulars to be provided
Section 20 and in so far as set out in Article 2Functions as to grant of licences
Section 21Amendments of the Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008
Section 22Provision of railway services
Section 23Forward work programme
Section 24Co-operation between the Department and the Consumer Council
Section 25Powers of entry
Section 26Power to seize documents, etc.
Section 27Obtaining of information, etc. by authorised persons
Section 28Obstruction of authorised persons
Section 30Evidence by certificate
Section 31 in so far as not already in operationProsecutions
Section 34Services in certain areas
Section 47 and Schedules 1 and 2 in so far as not already in operation and in so far as set out in Article 2Amendments and repeals

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This is the third Commencement Order to be made under the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

Article 2 brings into operation sections 1(1) to (8), 2(2), 3, 4(1) (4) and (5), 5(2) and (3), 6, 7, 8(1), (3) and (4), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13(2) to (5), 14(1) and (5), 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31(2), 34 and 47(1) and schedule 1, 47(2) and schedule 2 in so far as not already commenced by the Commencement No. 1 Order and 47(3) and (4) of the Act.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Sections 2(1) and 2(3), 15, 29, 31(1), 32, 33, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45 and partially 47(2) and schedule 2 of the Act.22nd April 20132013 No. 104 (C.6)
Sections 1, 4, 5, 8, 13 and 14 for the purposes only of making regulations.23rd June 20152015 No. 277 (C.21)

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