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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

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13(1)A local authority shall before—

(a)passing any resolution in pursuance of paragraph 2, 3 or 10(1) above for the purpose of granting, varying or revoking a general authorisation ; or

(b)granting or revoking a special authorisation. give the appropriate notice in one or more relevant newspapers; and where a local authority intend to revoke a special authorisation they shall also give the appropriate notice in writing to every district council, London borough council, parish council and, in Scotland or Wales, community council who may in the opinion of the local authority be affected by the revocation of the authorisation.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above " the appropriate notice " means—

(a)not less than 21 days' notice of intention to consider a resolution or grant a special authorisation; and

(b)not less than 56 days notice of intention to revoke a special authorisation.

(3)Before passing the resolution or granting or revoking the special authorisation in question the local authority shall take account of any representations received by them in relation to it.

(4)The local authority may—

(a)pass any resolution; or

(b)grant any special authorisation,

in respect of which notice has been given under sub-paragraph (1) above either with or without modifications.

(5)As soon as may be after—

(a)a local authority have passed any such resolution as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above ; or

(b)the Secretary of State has made an order under paragraph 10(3)(a) above for the purpose of revoking a general authorisation,

the local authority or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, shall give notice of its having been passed or made in one or more relevant newspapers; and the grant, variation or revocation, as the case may be, shall not take effect before notice of the resolution or order having been passed or made is so given.

(6)A notice under sub-paragraph (5) above of any resolution granting an authorisation shall include particulars of the terms of the authorisation (including the conditions attached to it); and a local authority or the Secretary of State may include in any notice under this paragraph such other relevant information as they or he may think fit.

(7)For the purposes of any notice under this paragraph a " relevant newspaper " is any local newspaper which the local authority or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, may consider appropriate.

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