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The Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Constitution, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Amendment Order 2007

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 23

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The Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Constitution, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Amendment Order 2007

Made

25th January 2007

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

26th January 2007

Coming into force

1st June 2007

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 40, of and Schedule 5 to, the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, having consulted such persons or bodies as they think fit in accordance with section 40(6) of that Act, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Constitution, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Amendment Order 2007 and shall come into force on 1st June 2007.

Amendment of the 1995 Order

2.  The Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Consequential, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 1995(2) is amended in accordance with articles 3 to 5.

3.  In article 4(1) (appointment of members) for “34” substitute “20”.

4.  In article 10(1) (appointment, allowances and remuneration of officers and staff) for “shall” substitute “may”.

5.  For Schedule 1 (councils entitled to appoint members of the Authority) substitute Schedule 1 as set out in the Schedule to this Order.

TAVISH SCOTT

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

25th January 2007

Article 5

SCHEDULE

Article 4

SCHEDULE 1COUNCILS ENTITLED TO APPOINT MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY

Column 1Column 2
CouncilNumber of Members
Argyll and Bute1
East Ayrshire1
East Dunbartonshire1
East Renfrewshire1
Glasgow City5
Inverclyde1
North Ayrshire1
North Lanarkshire3
Renfrewshire1
South Ayrshire1
South Lanarkshire3
West Dunbartonshire1

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Consequential, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 1995 to reduce the Authority’s membership from 34 to 20 and to change the councillor numbers for each council to reflect the councillor membership of the West of Scotland Transport Partnership(3) (articles 3 and 5).

Article 4 of the Order makes the appointment of a secretary to the Authority discretionary.

(1)

1994 c. 39. Schedule 5, paragraph 7 was amended by section 48 of the Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(2)

S.I. 1995/3026 as amended by S.S.I. 2003/128.

(3)

Established by the Regional Transport Partnership (Establishment, Constitution and Membership) (Scotland) Order 2005 (S.S.I. 2005/622).

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