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Transport Act 1978

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. County transport planning (England and Wales)

    1. 1.Passenger transport policies in county areas

    2. 2.County public transport plans

    3. 3.Agreements with operators

    4. 4.Concessionary fare schemes

  3. Public service vehicle licensing

    1. 5.Community bus services

    2. 6.Use of community bus for contract work

    3. 7.Car-sharing for social and other purposes

    4. 8.Road service licences and permits

  4. Road traffic regulation

    1. 9.Lorries

    2. 10.Drivers' hours (EEC Rules)

    3. 11.Control of off-street parking

    4. 12.Bicycles

  5. Waterway transport and railways

    1. 13.National policy for inland waterway transport

    2. 14.British Rail public service obligations

    3. 15.Transfer of controlling interest in Freightliners Limited

    4. 16.Amendment of Railways Act 1974 s. 8

  6. National Freight Corporation (finance)

    1. 17.Reduction of capital debt

    2. 18.Capital grants

    3. 19.Funding of pension obligations

    4. 20.Provisions supplementary to s. 19

    5. 21.Travel concessions for transferred employees

  7. General

    1. 22.Transport supplementary grant

    2. 23.Finance (general)

    3. 24.Commencement; interpretation; repeals

    4. 25.Citation and extent

  8. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Re-statement of Road Traffic Act 1960, Schedule 12, Part II

      1. "Part II Conditions relating to certain journeys with vehicles adapted to carry at most seven passengers

        1. 2.The number of passengers carried must not exceed 7; and...

        2. 3.Where the passengers are carried in the course of a...

        3. 4.The journey must be made without previous advertisement to the...

        4. 5.(1) The facilities for the journey may have been previously...

        5. 6.The journey must not be made in conjunction with, or...

    2. Schedule 2

      Amendments about road service licences and permits

      1. A. Road Traffic Act 1960 (c.16) Part III

        1. 1.In section 135 (criteria for grant, variation or refusal of,...

        2. 2.In section 135(4) (power to attach conditions to road service...

        3. 3.After section 139 insert— (1) A road service licence may be granted by the...

        4. 4.In section 153(2) (cases in which traffic commissioners need not...

        5. 5.In section 160(1) (general power to make regulations for purposes...

        6. 6.In section 30 (permits in lieu of road service licences),...

        7. 7.In section 21(1) (representations by Executive of designated area) for...

    3. Schedule 3

      Amendments about lorries

      1. A. Road Traffic Act 1972 (c.20)

        1. 1.In section 56(4) (power of examiner to divert vehicles for...

        2. 2.(1) In section 57 (prohibition of further use on road),...

        3. 3.In section 58 (removal of prohibition imposed under section 57)...

        4. 4.In section 82 (interpretation for Part II of the Act)...

        5. 5.In section 83(5) (destination of fees), after " 50" insert...

        6. 6.(1) In section 160(2) (compensation for diversion of vehicles to...

        7. 7.In Part I of Schedule 4, in column 2 of...

        8. 8.In section 1 (stopping and checking foreign vehicles for mechanical...

        9. 9.In section 2 (enforcement etc. of prohibitions under section 1...

        10. 10.In section 7(1) (interpretation) after the definition of "goods vehicle...

    4. Schedule 4

      Repeals

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