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Leeds Supertram Act 1993 (c. xv)

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59Byelaws relating to tramway system

(1)The Executive may make byelaws regulating the use of and working of, and travel on, the tramway system, the maintenance of order on the tramway system and on the Executive’s premises or other facilities provided in connection with the tramway system, and the conduct of all persons, including officers and servants of the Executive, while on those premises.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) above, byelaws under this section may contain provisions—

(a)with respect to tickets issued for travel on the tramway system, the payment of fares and charges and the evasion of payment of fares and charges;

(b)with respect to interference with, or obstruction of, the working of the tramway system or other facilities provided in connection with the tramway system;

(c)for prohibiting or regulating the carriage of dangerous goods on the tramway system;

(d)with respect to the use of tobacco or other substances and the prevention of nuisances;

(e)for regulating the passage of bicycles and other vehicles on ways and other places intended for the use of persons on foot within premises of the Executive forming part of the tramway system, not being premises within the boundary of any road;

(f)for the safe custody and re-delivery or disposal of property found in premises of the Executive forming part of, or provided in connection with, the tramway system, or elsewhere on the tramway system and for fixing the charges which may be made in respect thereof; and

(g)for prohibiting or restricting the placing or leaving of any vehicle without its driver on any authorised railway, or in premises of the Executive forming part of the tramway system.

(3)Byelaws made under this section may provide that any person contravening them shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding for each offence level 3 on the standard scale.

(4)Without prejudice to the taking of proceedings under subsection (3) above, if the contravention of any byelaw having effect under this section is attended with danger or annoyance to the public, or hindrance to the Executive in the conduct of the tramway system, it shall be lawful for the Executive summarily to take action to obviate or remove the danger, annoyance or hindrance.

(5)In subsection (4) above the reference to action to obviate or remove danger, annoyance or hindrance includes, in the case of a vehicle parked in any part of any premises provided in connection with the tramway system which is not a public highway, in contravention of any byelaw having effect under this section, action to fix to the vehicle a device or appliance for the purpose of preventing it from being driven or put in motion, together with a notice specifying the steps to be taken to secure the release of the vehicle from the device or appliance.

(6)Subsections (5) to (11) of section 67 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (confirmation of byelaws) shall apply to any byelaws made by the Executive under this section as if for references to the board, or to the board in question, there were substituted references to the Executive.

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