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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Schedules

Schedule 1Public Service Vehicles : Conditions Affecting Status or Classification

Part ISharing of Taxis and Hire-Cars

1The making of the agreement for the payment of separate fares must not have been initiated by the driver or by the owner of the vehicle, by any person who has made the vehicle available under any arrangement, or by any person who receives any remuneration in respect of the arrangements for the journey.

2(1)The journey must be made without previous advertisement to the public of facilities for its being made by passengers to be carried at separate fares, except where the local authorities concerned have approved the arrangements under which the journey is made as designed to meet the social and welfare needs of one or more communities, and their approvals remain in force. ,

(2)In relation to a journey the local authorities concerned for the purposes of this paragraph are those in whose area any part of the journey is to be made; and in this sub-paragraph " local authority " means—

(a)in relation to England and Wales, the Greater London Council or a county council;

(b)in relation to Scotland, a regional or islands council.

3The journey must not be made in conjunction with, or in extension of, a service provided under a road service licence if the vehicle is owned by, or made available under any arrangement with, the holder of the licence or any person who receives any remuneration in respect of the service provided under it or in respect of arrangements for that service.

Part IIParties of Overseas Visitors

4Each of the passengers making the journey must have been outside Great Britain at the time of concluding his arrangements to make the journey.

Part IIIAlternative Conditions Affecting Status or Classification

5Arrangements for the bringing together of all the passengers for the purpose of making the journey must have been made otherwise than by, or by a person acting on behalf of—

(a)the holder of the PSV operator's licence under which the vehicle is to be used, if such a licence is in force.

(b)the driver or the owner of the vehicle or any person who has made the vehicle available under any arrangement, if no such licence is in force,

and otherwise than by any person who receives any remuneration in respect of the arrangements.

6The journey must be made without previous advertisement to the public of the arrangements therefor.

7All passengers must, in the case of a journey to a particular destination, be carried to, or to the vicinity of, that destination, or, in the case of a tour, be carried for the greater part of the journey.

8No differentiation of fares for the journey on the basis of distance or of time must be made.

Part IVSupplementary

9For the purposes of paragraphs 2 and 6 above no account shall be taken of any such advertisement as follows, that is to say—

(a)a notice displayed or announcement made—

(i)at or in any place of worship for the information of persons attending that place of worship ;

(ii)at or in any place of work for the information of persons who work there; or

(iii)by any club or other voluntary association at or in any premises occupied or used by the club or association;

(b)a notice contained in any periodical published for the information of, and circulating wholly or mainly among—

(i)persons who attend or might reasonably be expected to attend a particular place of worship or a place of worship in a particular place ; or

(ii)persons who work at a particular place of work or at any of two or more particular places of work ; or

(iii)the members of a club or other voluntary association.

Schedule 2Traffic Commissioners

Terms of service of traffic commissioners

1A traffic commissioner for any traffic area, other than the chairman, shall hold office for such term not exceeding three years as the Secretary of State may determine at the time of his appointment and shall, if at the date on which his term of office expires his name is still included in the panel from which he was appointed, be eligible for reappointment.

2The Secretary of State may remove a traffic commissioner from his office for inability or misbehaviour.

3If a traffic commissioner acquires a financial interest in a transport undertaking which carries passengers he shall, within four weeks after so doing, give notice thereof in writing to the Secretary of State specifying the interest so acquired and the Secretary of State, after taking the matter into consideration, may if he thinks fit declare that the commissioner has vacated his office.

Appointment and terms of office of deputies to chairman

4In the case of illness, incapacity or absence of a traffic commissioner, the Secretary of State may appoint some other person to act as his deputy, so however that the person appointed to act as deputy for a traffic commissioner appointed from a panel shall be a person whose name is included in that panel.

5If the Secretary of State considers that, owing to the number of applications under this Act and under Part V of the Transport Act 1968 the duties to be performed by the chairman of the traffic commissioners for any traffic area, or any deputy appointed under paragraph 4 above to any such chairman, cannot conveniently or efficiently be performed by one person, the Secretary of State may appoint a person to act as deputy or, as the case may be, as additional deputy to the chairman.

6A person appointed under paragraph 5 above shall be appointed upon such terms and conditions, including conditions as to the time which he is to devote to the duties of his office, as the Secretary of State may determine, and shall act for the chairman of traffic commissioners whose deputy he is in such matters, whether arising under this Act or Part V of the Transport Act 1968, as the chairman, or any deputy appointed by reason of the chairman's illness, incapacity or absence, may from time to time direct or as the Secretary of State may from time to time by general directions require, and for that purpose shall exercise and perform all the powers and duties of the chairman.

Traffic commissioners' staff

7Subject to the approval of the Minister for the Civil Service, the Secretary of State may appoint such persons to act as officers and servants of the traffic commissioners for any traffic area as he considers requisite for the purpose of enabling them to discharge their duties under this Act.

Remuneration and pensions

8There shall be paid to the chairman of the traffic commissioners for any traffic area, and to the persons acting as officers or servants of the traffic commissioners for any traffic area, such salaries or remuneration as may be determined by the Secretary of State with the consent of the Minister for the Civil Service.

9There shall be paid to any member, other than the chairman, of any body of traffic commissioners, and to any person appointed to act as deputy to the chairman or any other member of any body of traffic commissioners, such remuneration and such allowances, if any, as may be determined by the Secretary of State with the consent of the Minister for the Civil Service.

10The principal civil service pension scheme within the meaning of section 2 of the Superannuation Act 1972 and for the tune Wing in force shall apply to persons holding the office of chairman of the traffic commissioners for each of the traffic areas.

Schedule 3Supplementary Provision as to Qualifications for PSV Operators Licence

Good repute

1(1)In determining whether an individual is of good repute, traffic commissioners shall have regard to all the relevant evidence and in particular to—

(a)relevant convictions of his and of his employees and agents;

and

(b)such other information as the commissioners may have as to his previous conduct, in whatever capacity, in relation to the operation of vehicles of any description in the course of a business.

(2)In determining whether a company is of good repute, traffic commisioners shall have regard to all the relevant evidence and in particular to—

(a)relevant convictions of the company and its officers, employees and agents; and

(b)such other information as the commisioners may have as to previous conduct of—

(i)the company's officers, employees and agents in relation to the operation of vehicles of any description in the course of any business carried on by the company; and

(ii)each of the company's directors, in whatever capacity, in relation to the operation of vehicles of any description in the course of any other business.

Appropriate financial standing

2Being of appropriate financial standing in relation to an applicant for, or holder of, a PSV operators licence consists in having available sufficient financial resources to ensure the establishment and proper administration of the business carried on, or proposed to be carried on, under the licence.

Professional competence

3References in Part II of this Act to professional competence are to the professional competence of an individual; and a company satisfies the requirement as to professional competence if, and so long as, it has a transport manager of its road transport business who is of good repute and professionally competent.

4Where an individual is not himself professionally competent, the requirement as to professional competence shall be regarded as satisfied in relation to him if, and so long as, he has a transport manager of his road passenger transport business who is of good repute and professionally competent.

5Where the holder of a PSV operator's licence relies on a transport manager to satisfy the requirement as to professional competence and that manager—

(a)dies or ceases by reason of physical disability or mental disorder to be capable of discharging his duties as transport manager;

(b)ceases to work for the business ; or

(c)ceases to be of good repute,

the holder shall nevertheless not be treated as failing to satisfy that requirement until the expiry of such period as in the opinion of the relevant traffic commissioners is reasonably required for the appointment of a new transport manager.

6Subject to paragraph 10 below, an individual shall be regarded as professionally competent for the purposes of Part II of this Act if, and only if,—

(a)he is the holder of a certificate issued by an approved body to the effect that he possesses the requisite skills; or

(b)he is the holder of any other certificate of competence, diploma or other qualification recognised for the purposes of this paragraph by the Secretary of State.

7In paragraph 6 above " approved body " means—

(a)a body approved by the Secretary of State for the purposes of that paragraph; or

(b)a body approved by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland for the purposes of section 46A(5)(c) of the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 ; or

(c)a body or authority designated by another member State < for the purposes of Article 2(4) of Council Directive (EEC) 74/562 of 12th November 1974 on admission to the occupation of road passenger transport operator in national and international transport operations;

and " the requisite skills " means skills in the subjects listed in Part A of the Annex to that Directive and, in the case of a licence to cover international operations, also skills in the subjects listed in Part B of mat Annex.

Persons engaged in road passenger transport before 1st January 1978

8(1)Paragraphs 9 and 10 below apply only to persons applying for, and to holders of, standard licences.

(2)For the purposes of those paragraphs, an individual or company was authorised to engage in the occupation of road passenger transport operator at any time if, and only if, at that time—

(a)he was the holder, or one of the joint holders, of a public service vehicle licence under section 127 of the Road Traffic Act 1960, or the corresponding provision of the law of Northern Ireland, relating to a vehicle adapted to carry more than eight passengers; or

(b)he was by virtue of a permit under Regulation 20 of the Public Service Vehicles (Licences and Certificates) Regulations 1952, or the corresponding provision of the law of Northern Ireland, deemed to be the holder or one of the joint holders of such a licence ; or

(c)he was so authorised under the law of another member State; or

(d)he was the transport manager of a person within paragraph

(a), (b) or (c).

9(1)An individual or company authorised to engage in the occupation of road passenger transport operator at any time before 1st January 1978 shall be deemed until the contrary is proved to satisfy the requirements to be of good repute and appropriate financial standing and, if so authorised before 1st January 1975, also to satisfy the requirement as to professional competence.

(2)An applicant for a standard licence, or for the variation of such a licence, shall not be obliged to furnish to the traffic commissioners in support of his application information relating to a requirement which is deemed to be satisfied by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above unless it appears to the commissioners that there are grounds for thinking that the requirement is not in fact satisfied.

10For the purpose of Part II of this Act, an individual shall be regarded as professionally competent if he was authorised to engage in the occupation of road passenger transport operator before 1st January 1978 and was so authorised—

(a)for a period of, or for periods amounting in the aggregate to,

two years during the period 1st January 1975 to 31st December 1979; or

(b)at any time in the period 1st January 1970 to 31st December 1974.

Schedule 4Orders Designating Trial Areas

Applications for designation orders

1(1)Not less than 21 days before making an application to the Secretary of State for a designation order in respect of any area the local authority concerned shall publish in one or more relevant newspapers a notice describing the area in question and stating their intention to apply for a designation order in respect of it and the date on which they propose to make the application.

(2)For the purposes of any notice under this paragraph a " relevant newspaper" is any local newspaper which the local authority concerned may consider appropriate.

2(1)Before making such an application the local authority concerned shall also notify—

(a)every local authority (if any) whose area adjoins the area specified in the application;

(b)every district council whose area is wholly or partly comprised in, or adjoins, the area so specified;

(c)any person who is already providing a stage carriage service in the area so specified ; and

(d)such organisations as appear to the local authority concerned appropriate as representing persons providing or employed in the provision of public passenger transport services in the area so specified.

(2)In this paragraph " public passenger transport services" has the meaning given by section 1(2) of the Transport Act 1978.

3Every application for a designation order shall be accompanied by the original or a copy of any representations in writing (by whoever made) which relate to the application and were received by the local authority concerned before the date on which the application is made; and before making a designation order the Secretary of State shall consider any such representations.

Variation or revocation of designation orders

4Before making an application to the Secretary of State for an order under section 38(4) of this Act varying or revoking a designation order the local authority concerned—

(a)shall notify—

(i)every local authority (if any) whose area adjoins the trial area in question ;

(ii)every district council whose area adjoins the trial area;

(iii)any person who is for the time being providing a stage carriage service in the trial area; and

(iv)such organisations as appear to the local authority concerned appropriate as representing persons providing or employed in the provision of public passenger transport services (within the meaning of paragraph 2 above) in the trial area ; and

(b)shall consult with every district council whose area is wholly or partly comprised in the trial area.

5Paragraph 3 above shall apply in relation to an application for, and the making of, an order under section 38(4) of this Act as it applies in relation to an application for, and the making of, a designation order.

6(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, an order under section 38 of this Act which revokes or varies a designation order may contain such transitional provisions as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

(2)An order under section 38(4) of this Act which revokes a designation order or varies it so as to exclude from the area designated by it any part of that area shall contain such transitional provisions as the Secretary of State thinks fit for securing that any person who has, throughout the relevant period ending with the date of the order, provided a stage carriage service which he will be unable to continue to provide after the time when the revocation or variation takes effect unless granted a road service licence in respect of it, can obtain as of right a road service licence that will enable him to continue to provide that service for as long as the licence remains in force after that time.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2) above " the relevant period ", in relation to an order under section 38(4) of this Act, means such period of not less than three months as may be specified in the order.

Schedule 5Authorisations Under Section 48 in Relation to Experimental Areas

General authorisations

1There shall by virtue of this paragraph be attached to every general authorisation the following conditions—

(a)a journey in pursuance of the authorisation must not be made in conjunction with, or in extension of, a service provided under a road service licence if the vehicle is owned by, or made available under any arrangement with, the holder of the licence or any person who receives any remuneration in respect of the service provided thereunder or in respect of arrangements for that service ;

(b)any such journey must be made without previous advertisement to the public;

(c)vehicles used in pursuance of the authorisation must not stand or ply for hire ;

(d)any carriage of passengers by a vehicle in pursuance of the authorisation must be carriage for which arrangements were made before the journey began.

2(1)A general authorisation shall be granted by resolution of the local authority concerned.

(2)Paragraph 13 below applies in relation to any such resolution.

3(1)The local authority concerned may by resolution vary a general authorisation in one or both of the following ways, where applicable, that is to say so as to—

(a)increase the number specified in pursuance of section 48(3)(a)(ii) of this Act; or

(b)in the case of an authorisation which does not apply to the whole of an experimental area, add one or more other parts of the experimental area to that or those previously specified in accordance with section 48(4) of this Act, or make the authorisation apply to the whole of the experimental area.

(2)Paragraph 13 below applies in relation to any such resolution.

Special authorisations

4In deciding whether to grant a special authorisation or whether to exercise their discretion to revoke such an authorisation the local authority concerned shall, in particular, have regard to the fitness for use in pursuance of the authorisation of any vehicle which is to be or is a specified vehicle, and to the suitability of the persons who will be or are using any such vehicle in pursuance of the authorisation.

5(1)The local authority granting a special authorisation may attach to it such conditions as they think fit with respect to all or any of the following matters—

(a)the persons by whom the specified vehicle or vehicles may be used in pursuance of the authorisation;

(b)the routes on which the specified vehicle or vehicles are to be used in pursuance of the authorisation;

(c)the timetables to be observed with respect to specified journeys;

(d)the advertisement of services provided by means of any specified vehicle;

(e)the points at which passengers may be taken up or set down ;

(f)the rates of payment to be charged to passengers ;

(g)any other matter which appears to the authority to be appropriate having regard to local circumstances.

(2)Paragraph 13 below applies in relation to the grant of a special authorisation.

6(1)The local authority concerned—

(a)may by notice in writing given to the specified person vary the conditions attached to a special authorisation under paragraph 5 above, either on the initiative of the authority or on an application in that behalf made to them by the specified person; and

(b)if so directed by the Secretary of State, shall so vary those conditions in accordance with the direction.

(2)The power conferred by sub-paragraph (1)(a) above shall be exercised only with the approval of the Secretary of State given either for the particular exercise of it in question or generally for cases of a class or description into which that exercise of it falls.

(3)If the local authority concerned fails to comply with a direction of the Secretary of State requiring them to vary the conditions attached to a special authorisation under paragraph 5 above, the Secretary of State may himself by notice in writing given to the specified person vary those conditions.

7A special authorisation shall not be transferable.

Duration of authorisations

8Unless previously revoked, an authorisation shall cease to have effect when the order under section 47(2) of this Act by virtue of which it was granted ceases to have effect.

Revocation of authorisations

9The local authority concerned may revoke an authorisation at any time, and shall do so if so directed by the Secretary of State.

10(1)Revocation of a general authorisation shall be effected by resolution of the local authority concerned.

(2)Revocation of a special authorisation shall be effected by giving notice of its revocation to the specified person.

(3)If the local authority concerned fails to comply with a direction of the Secretary of State requiring them to revoke an authorisation, the Secretary of State may himself revoke the authorisation—

(a)in the case of a general authorisation, by order ; or

(b)in the case of a special authorisation, by giving notice of its revocation to the specified person.

(4)Paragraph 13 below applies in relation to the revocation of a general authorisation or special authorisation.

Special authorisations requiring the consent of other local authorities

11Every special authorisation granted with the consent of one or more local authorities other than the authority by whom it is granted shall include a statement to that effect specifying the consenting authorities; and a statement in any special authorisation under section 48 of this Act to the effect that it was so granted shall be evidence, and in Scotland sufficient evidence, of the matters stated.

General

12Where an authorisation ceases to have effect or is varied under or by virtue of the preceding provisions of this Schedule, its previous operation shall not be affected thereby.

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.

14For the purposes of paragraph 1(b) above no account shall be taken of any advertisement consisting of a notice or announcement such as is mentioned in paragraph 9 of Schedule 1 to this Act, and paragraph 5(1)(d) above shall not extend to advertisement by means of any such notice or announcement.

Schedule 6Transitional Provisions and Savings

Periods of time

1Where a period of time specified in an enactment repealed by this Act is current at the commencement of this Act, this Act shall have effect as if the corresponding provision thereof had been in force when that period began to run.

Saving for transitional provisions and savings in orders under section 70(5) and (6) of Transport Act 1980

2Where any provision of the Transport Act 1980 which is repealed by this Act was brought into force by an order which contains transitional provisions and savings in connection with that provision, an order under section 89(2) of this Act may contain corresponding provisions and savings in connection with any provision of this Act corresponding to the repealed provision.

Certificates of initial fitness

3A certificate of fitness issued in respect of a vehicle under section 129 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 which was in force immediately before the date on which section 17 of the Transport Act 1980 came into force and had effect on and after that date as if it were a certificate of initial fitness shall, notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of subsection (2) of the said section 17, continue to have effect as if it were a certificate of initial fitness issued in respect of the vehicle on that date.

4For the purposes of subsection (1) of section 6 of this Act, the requirement of paragraph (b) of that subsection shall be treated as complied with if a certificate under section 130 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 was in force in respect of the vehicle concerned immediately before section 17 of the Transport Act 1980 came into force or has since that date been issued in respect of the vehicle.

Schedule 7Consequential Amendments

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 (c.26)

1In section 4(4) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 in the definition of "public service vehicle" for the words from "Part I" to "section 2(1)" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 if in section 1(1).

Local Government (Omnibus Shelters and Queue Barriers) . (Scotland) Act 1958 (c.50)

2In section 7(1) of the Local Government (Omnibus and Queue Barriers) (Scotland) Act 1958 in the definition of " public service vehicle" for the words from "Part I" to "section 2(1) " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 if in section 1(1).

Finance Act 1965 (c.25)

3In section 92 of the Finance Act 1965, in the definition of " operator " in subsection (8), for the words " Part I of the Transport Act 1980" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967 (c.76)

4In section 6 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967—

(a)in subsection (8) for the words " section 28 of the Transport Act 1980 " there shall be substituted the words

section 50 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981;

(b)in subsection (12) for the words " Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

5In section 9(8) of that Act for the words "section 28 of the Transport Act 1980" there shall be substituted the words

section 50 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

6In sections 15(4) and 33(5) of that Act for the words " Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

7In section 104(1) of that Act for the words "Part I of the Transport Act 1980" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

8In Schedule 5 to that Act, in paragraph 26 in the definition of "PSV operator's licence", for the words "Part I of the Transport Act 1980" there shall be substituted the words

Part II of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Transport Act 1968 (c.73)

9In section 59(1) of the Transport Act 1968 for the words " Part III of the Act of 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

10In section 159(1) of that Act—

(a)in the definition of " bus service " for the words " Part I of the Transport Act 1980 " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

and for the words " section 3(3)(a) of the Transport Act 1980 " there shall be substituted the words

section 2(3)(a) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981; and

(b)in the definition of " express carriage " and " stage carriage " and in the definition of " public service vehicle " for the words "Act of 1960" there shall be substituted the words

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Transport (London) Act 1969 (c.35)

11In section 23 of the Transport (London) Act 1969—

(a)in subsection (2) for the words "Part III of the Act of 1960" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.;

(b)in subsection (7) in the definition of " road service licence " for the words "Act of 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981and for the definition of "service of express carriages" there shall be substituted—

Road Traffic Act 1972 (c.20)

12In section 8(8) of the Road Traffic Act 1972 the words " Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1960 or" shall be omitted and there shall be added at the end the words

or Part II or III of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (including an offence under section 30(7) of that Act as applied by section 45(6) thereof).

13In section 37(5) of that Act after the words " 1967" there shall be inserted the words

or the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981).

14In sections 44(4), 53(2), 56(1), 58(2), 82, 113(1), 124, 160(4), 163, 173(2) and 188(4)(a) of that Act for the words "Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

15In section 50(6) of that Act for the words " section 128(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

section 7(2) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972 (c.27)

16In section 4(2)(b) of the Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972 for the words from " section 19(1)" to " section 160(1)(k) of that Act" there shall be substituted the words

section 12(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 as modified by regulations for the time being in force under section 60(1)(m) of that Act.

17In section 7(1) of that Act—

(a)in the definition of " examiner" for the words from "examiner appointed" to "of that Act" there shall be substituted the words

a certifying officer appointed under section 7(1) or an examiner appointed under section 7(2) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981;

(b)in the definition of " public service vehicle " for the words "Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1960" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

18In Schedule 1 to that Act for the words " Section 16(1) of the Transport Act 1980 " there shall be substituted the words

Section 8(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c.57)

19In section 63(3)(b) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 for the words " Part I of the Transport Act 1980" there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

20In section 80(1) of that Act, in the definition of " public service vehicle ", for the words " Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Energy Act 1976 (c.76)

21In paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Energy Act 1976—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(c) for the words " Part I of the Transport Act 1980 " there shall be substituted the words

Part II or Part III of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981;

(b)in sub-paragraph (1)(d) for the words " section 14 " there shall be substituted the words

section 40; and

(c)in sub-paragraph (2) for the words " section 160 of the Road Traffic Act 1960" there shall be substituted the words

section 60 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

22In paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to that Act for the words " section 144 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 " there shall be substituted the words

section 22 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Transport Act 1978 (c.55)

23In section 1(2)(a) of the Transport Act 1978 for the words " the Minibus Act 1977 " there shall be substituted the words

section 42 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Transport Act 1980 (c.34)

24In section 43(1) of the Transport Act 1980 for the words from the beginning to " that Schedule " there shall be substituted the words

The enactments specified in Part II of Schedule 5.

Schedule 8REPEALS

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1960 c. 16.The Road Traffic Act 1960.

Part III.

In section 232(1), paragraph (a). Section 239.

In section 247(2) the words " except offences under section 148(2)".

Section 252.

In section 257(1) the words from " and the expressions " to end of the subsection. Section 260.

In section 263, in subsection (1) the word "III" and subsection (2).

In section 265, subsection (1) and in subsection (2) the words from the beginning to "Part III of this Act and."

1960 c. 63.The Road Traffic and Roads Improvement Act 1960.Section 24: The Schedule.
1962 c. 46.The Transport Act 1962.In Schedule 2, in Part I the entry relating to section 157 of the Road Traffic Act 1960.
1962 c. 59.The Road Traffic Act 1962.In Schedule 4, the amendment of section 130 of the Road Traffic Act 1960.
1968 c. 73.The Transport Act 1968.

In section 35, subsection (3).

In section 130(6), paragraph (c).

In section 145, subsection (2).

In Schedule 10, in Part I the entry relating to section 123 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 and in Part II the entry relating to section 123 of the Road Traffic Act 1960.

1969 c. 35.The Transport (London) Act 1969.In section 24, subsections (1) to (4).
1972 c. 11.The Superannuation Act 1972.In Schedule 6, the amendment of section 126 of the Road Traffic Act 1960.
1974 c. 50.The Road Traffic Act 1974.In section 10(7) the words " the amendments of Part III of the 1960 Act specified in Schedule 2 to this Act." In section 21(1) paragraph (a) and the words "Part I or" and "as the case may require ". In Schedule 2, paragraph 2. In Schedule 5, Part I. In Schedule 6, paragraph 2.
1975 c. 53.The Public Service Vehicles (Arrest of Offenders) Act 1975.

In section 1 the words from " regulations having effect " to " public service vehicles) or of ".

Section 2(2).

1977 c. 21.

The Passenger Vehicles (Experimental Areas) Act 1977.The whole Act.
1977 c. 25.The Minibus Act 1977.The whole Act.
1978 c. 55.The Transport Act 1978.

Sections 5 and 7,

In section 24(2), the definition

of "the 1960 Act". In Schedule 2, paragraph 5.

1980 c. 34.The Transport Act 1980.

Sections 1 to 31.

In section 32, subsections (1) to

(4). Section 33. Section 36.

In section 37, subsection (1). Sections 38 to 41. In section 42—

(a) in subsection (2), paragraph (a) and sub-paragraphs (i), (ii) and (iv) of paragraph (b); and

(b) subsections (3) and (4). In section 43, subsection (2). Section 44.

Schedules 1 to 3.

In Schedule 4, the entries relating to sections 144, 146, 147 and 157 of the Road Traffic Act 1960.

In Schedule 5, Part I and in Part II the paragraphs amending the Transport (London) Act 1969, the Road Traffic Act 1974, the Passenger Vehicles (Experimental Areas) Act 1977, the Minibus Act 1977 and the Transport Act 1978.

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