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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

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60General power to make regulations for purposes of Act

(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations for any purpose for which regulations may be made under this Act and for prescribing anything which may be prescribed under this Act and generally for the purpose of carrying this Act into effect, and in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, may make regulations with respect to any of the following matters—

(a)the forms to be used for the purpose of this Act;

(b)applications for and issue of licences and of certificates of initial fitness;

(c)the issue of copies of licences and certificates in the case of licences or certificates lost or destroyed;

(d)applications for, and the issue of, the disc or other document required under section 45(2) of this Act in connection with a community bus service;

(e)the fees to be payable under this Act and the persons liable to pay the same ;

(f)the documents, plates and marks to be carried by public service vehicles and the manner in which they are to be carried;

(g)the badges to be worn by drivers of public service vehicles;

(h)the custody, production and cancellation on revocation or expiration of licences and certificates of initial fitness, and the return to the commissioners or, as the case may be, the commissioner of police of the metropolis, of licences which have become void, or have been revoked, and as to the custody, production and return of badges and plates ;

(j)the carriage of luggage and goods on public service vehicles;

(k)the safe custody and re-delivery or disposal of any property accidentally left in a public service vehicle and fixing the charges made in respect thereof;

(l)the equipment to be carried by public service vehicles;

(m)for providing that this Act or, any provision thereof, shall have effect in relation to—

(i)public service vehicles registered in Great Britain, while making journeys to or from destinations outside Great Britain ; and

(ii)public service vehicles registered outside Great Britain,

with such additions, omissions, alterations or other modifications (whether conditional or not) as may be prescribed;

and regulations under this section may make different provision for different circumstances, and may in particular make different provision as respects different classes or descriptions of public service vehicles or as respects the same class or description of public service vehicles in different circumstances.

(2)In this Act " prescribed " means prescribed by regulations and " regulations " means regulations made under this section.

(3)In subsections (1) and (2) above the references to this Act shall be construed as if sections 42 to 44 and 47 to 49 were not contained therein.

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