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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The National Bus Company

    1. 1. Bus Company’s powers of disposal.

    2. 2. Provisions supplementary to section 1.

    3. 3. Powers of Secretary of State to give directions.

    4. 4. Provision of services for related companies.

    5. 5. Pensions for employees of related companies.

    6. 6. Stamp duty on certain transactions.

    7. 7. Interpretation of Part I.

  3. Part II Testing, Marking and Approval of Vehicles

    1. Provision for private-sector plating and testing

      1. 8. Private-sector vehicle testing.

      2. 9. The testing and surveillance functions.

      3. 10. Provisions supplementary to section 8.

      4. 11. Approval of public service vehicles as type vehicles by prescribed testing authority.

      5. 12. Inspections by authorised inspectors in connection with international conventions.

      6. 13. Investment by the Secretary of State in Government-controlled company interested in former Government testing stations.

      7. 14. Exclusion of security of tenure in case of premises used for vehicle testing business.

      8. 15. Consultation with representative bodies.

    2. Miscellaneous and supplemental

      1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 17. Determination of plated weights by prescribed testing authority for vehicles subject to type approval.

      3. 18. Alteration of plated weights for goods vehicles without examination.

      4. 19. Prohibitions under section 57 of the 1972 Act.

      5. 20. Amendment of section 72 of 1988 Act.

      6. 21. Amendments with respect to appeals.

      7. 22. Fees on the notification of alterations notifiable under section 45 or 48 of the 1972 Act.

      8. 23. Forgery and misuse of documents etc.

      9. 24. Falsification of documents.

      10. 25. Impersonation of authorised inspector.

      11. 26. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Fixed penalties

    1. 27—51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and Supplemental

    1. Environmental control of goods vehicle operating centres

      1. 52. Control of operating centres for goods vehicles on environmental grounds.

    2. Immobilisation of vehicles illegally parked

      1. 53—55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 56—60.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 61.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 63, 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 65. Marking of builders’ skips.

      6. 66. Powers exercisable in relation to harbour authorities in the interests of national defence.

      7. 67. Extended pension provision for members of transport Boards

      8. 68. Refusal or withdrawal of disabled persons’ badges.

      9. 69.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 70. Payments in respect of applicants for exempting from wearing seat belts.

      11. 71. Northern Ireland.

    4. Supplemental

      1. 72. Application to Crown.

      2. 73. Regulations and orders.

      3. 74. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

      4. 75. General interpretation.

      5. 76. Citation, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULES 1—3

    2. SCHEDULE 4

      1. Part I Provisions Inserted After Section 69 of the Transport Act 1968

        1. Control of operating centres for goods on environmental grounds

          1. 69A. Operating centres for authorised vehicles to be specified in operators’ licences.

          2. 69B. Objection to, and refusal or modification of, applications for operators’ licences on environmental grounds.

          3. 69C. Conditions as the use of operating centres.

          4. 69D. Variation of operators’ licences with respect to operating centres and conditions affecting thier use, etc.

          5. 69E. Publication of notice of applications for licences and variations in localities affected.

          6. 69F. Revocation etc. of operators’ licences for breach of provisions controlling use of operating centres.

          7. 69G. Provisions supplementary to sections 69A to 69F.

      2. Part II Other Amendments of Transport Act 1968

        1. Amendments consequential on Part I

          1. 1.In section 63 of the Transport Act 1968 (objections to...

          2. 2.In section 64 of that Act (grounds for objection to...

          3. 3.In section 68 of that Act (variation of operators’ licences)—...

          4. 4.In section 70(1)(b) of that Act (right of appeal for...

          5. 5.In section 87(3) of that Act (inquiries by licensing authorities...

          6. 6.In section 91 of that Act (regulations and orders for...

          7. 7.In section 92 of that Act— (a) in subsection (1)...

        2. Extension of right to object

          1. 8.In section 63 of that Act (objections to grant of...

    3. SCHEDULE 5

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. 1—4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Transport Act 1968 (c. 73)

        1. 5.(1) The powers of the Scottish Transport Group under section...

        2. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 7—16.. . . . . . . . . ....

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

        1. 17.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 18, 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 20.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      5. Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)

        1. 21.In section 9 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981...

        2. 22.In section 52(1)(a) of that Act (fees for grant of...

        3. 23.In section 82 of that Act (general interpretation provisions)—

        4. 24.The power conferred by section 87 of that Act to...

      6. Transport Act 1981 (c. 56)

        1. 25.. . .

        2. 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

    4. SCHEDULE 6

      Repeals

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