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Carriage of Passengers by Road Act 1974

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8 Amendments consequential on revision of Convention. E+W+S+N.I.

(1)If at any time it appears to Her Majesty in Council that Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom have agreed to any revision of the Convention, [F1whether such revision operates by way of amendment of the text of the Convention as then in force or takes the form of a new convention or a part of a new convention having substantially the same effect as the provisions set out in the Schedule to this Act,] Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such amendments—

[F2(a)of this Act; and]

[F3(c)of section 5(1) of the M1Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979]

as appear to Her to be appropriate in consequence of the revision.

[F4(1A)In the preceding subsection “revision” means an omission from, addition to or alteration of the Convention and includes replacement of the Convention or part of it by another convention.]

(2)If at any time it appears to Her Majesty in Council that Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom have, in pursuance of article 32, reserved the right to apply, in place of articles 11 and 14, the provisions in any other convention in respect of which Her Majesty’s Government are one of the Contracting States concerning civil liability for damage caused by motor vehicles, and that such other provisions, being provisions not less favourable to passengers than the provisions of articles 11 and 14, have come into force, Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such amendments [F5of this Act] as appear to Her to be appropriate in consequence of the coming into force of such other provisions.

(3)An Order in Council under this section shall not be made unless a draft of the Order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

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F1Words repealed (prosp.) by Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (c. 28), ss. 6(4)(b), 7(2)

F3S. 8(1)(c) inserted (prosp.) by Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (c. 28), ss. 3(4)(b), 7(2)

F4S. 8(1A) inserted (prosp.) by Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (c. 28), ss. 3(4)(c), 7(2)

F5Words "of this Act" substituted for s. 8(2)(a)(b) by International Transport Conventions Act 1983 (c. 14, SIF 102), s. 9, Sch. 2 para. 3(2)

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C1S. 8 explained (prosp.) by Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (c. 28), ss. 6(1)(c), 7(2)

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