Transport Act 1968

134 Duty to act in certain cases as body engaged in commercial enterprise.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This section applies to the following authorities, namely, the Boards, the new authorities, and the Executive for any [F1designated area within the meaning of section 9(1)][F1area which is a passenger transport area for the purposes of Part II] of this Act.

(2)Every authority to whom this section applies who engage, either directly or through a subsidiary, in any activities authorised by any of the provisions specified in subsection (3) of this section shall in carrying on those activities act as if they were a company engaged in a commercial enterprise or, as the case may be, shall exercise their control over that subsidiary so as to ensure that the subsidiary in carrying on those activities acts as a company so engaged.

(3)The provisions referred to in subsection (2) of this section are—

(a)the following provisions of the Act of 1962, namely, subsections (2) to (4) of section 11 (which relate to certain development or acquisition of land);

(b)the following provisions of this Act, namely, sections. . . F2, 10(1)(viii), (xi), (xx)(b) and (xxii), 25(e) and (f), 26(1)(e)(ii), (f) and (k), 48(2), 49(1) to (4), 50(1) (so far as it relates to the provision of facilities at additional premises), and 50(2) to (5).

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F1Words commencing “area which is" substituted (E.W.S.) for words commencing “designated" by Transport Act 1985 (c. 67, SIF 126), s. 57(6), Sch. 3 para. 17