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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I London Regional Transport

    1. Constitution and general functions of London Regional Transport

      1. 1. London Regional Transport.

      2. 2. Provision of passenger transport services for Greater London.

      3. 3. General powers.

    2. Organisation of undertaking

      1. 4. Duty to establish companies to run London bus and underground services.

      2. 5. Redistribution of property among London Regional Transport and subsidiaries.

      3. 6. Obligation to invite tenders.

    3. Planning and co-ordination

      1. 7. Planning of passenger transport services for Greater London.

      2. 8. Co-ordination of fares, services and charges under control of London Regional Transport

    4. Powers of disposal

      1. 9. Powers of disposal.

      2. 10. Power of Secretary of State to require exercise of powers of disposal, etc.

      3. 11. Provision of services, etc. for related companies.

    5. Financial provisions

      1. 12. Government funding of services under control of London Regional Transport.

      2. 13, 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 15. Financial duty.

      4. 16. Control by Secretary of State of financial objectives.

      5. 17. Financial support for subsidiaries, contractors, etc.

      6. 18. Borrowing powers.

      7. 19. Loans from Secretary of State.

      8. 20. Treasury guarantees.

      9. 21. Control over financial commitments of subsidaries.

      10. 22. Limit on financial commitments of London Regional Transport group.

      11. 23. Accounts.

      12. 24. Exclusion of National Audit Act 1983

    6. Pensions

      1. 25. Pensions and orders about pensions.

      2. 26. Pensions for employees of related companies.

    7. Miscellaneous and supplemental

      1. 27. Supplementary provisions with respect to transfer schemes.

      2. 28. Provision of extra transport services and facilities.

      3. 29. Annual business plans.

      4. 30. Information and publicity with respect to plans as to services and fares.

      5. 31. Duty of Railways Board to consult London Regional Transport as to fares and services in London.

      6. 31A.Duty of Franchising Director to consult London Regional Transport as to fares and services in London.

      7. 31B. Power of Secretary of State to transfer functions.

      8. 32. Further powers of Secretary of State.

      9. 33. Further provision with respect to control of subsidiaries.

      10. 34. Annual report.

      11. 35. Inclusion in annual report of information with respect to contract and express carriage business.

  3. Part II The London Regional Rail Passenger Network

    1. 36. Provision for additional functions of London Regional Transport as to railway services.

    2. 37. Responsibility for London regional rail passenger network.

    3. 38. Application and modification of Part I.

    4. 39. Expiry of Part II.

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and General

    1. Consultation with passengers

      1. 40.The London Regional Passengers’ Committee.

      2. 41. Operation of the Passengers’ Committee as an Area Transport Users’ Consultative Committee.

    2. Railway access contracts

      1. 41A. Access contracts under the Railways Act 1993.

    3. Railway closures in and around Greater London

      1. 42. Application of provisions of the 1962 and 1968 Acts relating to railway closures.

    4. Regulation of services by public service vehicles in and around London

      1. 43—45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Transfers to and from the Railways Board, etc.

      1. 46. Schemes for transfers between London Regional Transport group and Railways Board group.

      2. 47. Orders for transfer of functions, etc., within London Regional Transport group and between that group and Railways Board group.

    6. Compensation for loss of employment, etc.

      1. 48. Compensation for loss of employment, etc.

    7. Grants by Greater London Council for initial year

      1. 49. Grants by Greater London Council for year including appointed day.

    8. Travel concessions

      1. 50. Travel concessions on journeys in and around Greater London.

      2. 51. Reserve free travel scheme for London residents.

      3. 52. Supplementary provisions with respect to the free travel scheme.

      4. 53. Requirements as to scope and uniformity of arrangements for travel concessions under section 50(1).

    9. Penalty fares

      1. 54. Penalty fares.

      2. 55. Interpretation of the penalty fares provisions.

      3. 56. Supplementary provisions with respect to penalty fares

      4. 57. Exclusion of double liability.

      5. 58. Operation of the penalty fares provisions.

    10. Miscellaneous

      1. 59. Provision of extra transport services and facilities by Railways Board.

      2. 60. Interim control over organisation and fares of Executive.

      3. 61. Provisions as to approvals, consents and directions.

      4. 62. Joint subsidiaries.

      5. 63. Orders and regulations.

      6. 64. Stamp duty.

      7. 65. Inquiries by Secretary of State.

      8. 66. Construction of powers of London Regional Transport.

      9. 67. General provision with respect to former London Board functions.

      10. 68. Interpretation.

      11. 69. Expenses.

      12. 70. Initial membership of London Regional Transport.

      13. 71. Further transitional provisions, savings, amendments and repeals.

      14. 72. Short title, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Constitution and Proceedings of London Regional Transport

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.References below in this Schedule to the Corporation are references...

      2. Constitution

        1. 2.(1) The Corporation shall consist of— (a) a chairman appointed...

      3. Status

        1. 3.The Corporation shall not be regarded as the servant or...

      4. Members

        1. 4.(1) The chairman and other members of the Corporation shall...

        2. 5.(1) Before appointing a person to be a member of...

        3. 6.(1) The Corporation— (a) shall pay to the members of...

        4. 7.(1) If the Secretary of State is satisfied that a...

        5. 8.Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons...

      5. Proceedings

        1. 9.The validity of any proceedings of the Corporation shall not...

        2. 10.The quorum of the Corporation shall be three; and, while...

        3. 11.Subject to the preceding provisions of this Schedule, the Corporation...

      6. Staff

        1. 12.The Corporation shall appoint a secretary of the Corporation and...

      7. Application of seal and proof of instruments

        1. 13.The application of the seal of the Corporation shall be...

        2. 14.A certificate signed by the secretary of the Corporation that...

        3. 15.Every document purporting to be an instrument made or issued...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Operating Powers of London Regional Transport

      1. Carriage and storage

        1. 1.(1) London Regional Transport may carry passengers by any form...

        2. 2.(1) London Regional Transport may enter into arrangements with any...

        3. 3.London Regional Transport may store within Greater London or in...

      2. Incidental amenities and facilities

        1. 4.London Regional Transport may provide amenities or facilities, and construct...

        2. 5.(1) In places where those using the services and facilities...

        3. 6.(1) Where by virtue of any provision of paragraph 4...

      3. Charges for services and facilities

        1. 7.(1) London Regional Transport may make (or waive) such charges...

      4. Other activities

        1. 8.(1) London Regional Transport may develop their land in such...

        2. 9.(1) London Regional Transport may manufacture and repair any spare...

        3. 10.London Regional Transport may let passenger vehicles on hire with...

        4. 11.(1) London Regional Transport may do anything which appears to...

        5. 12.(1) London Regional Transport may provide for any person technical...

        6. 13.(1) In this paragraph— (a) “relevant passenger service” means any...

      5. Acquisition of land

        1. 14.(1) Subject to paragraph 16 below, London Regional Transport may...

        2. 15.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        3. 16.Except as provided by paragraph 8(4) or 14(1A) or (2)...

      6. Welfare and efficiency of employees

        1. 17.(1) London Regional Transport may do anything they think fit...

      7. Power to promote and oppose Bills

        1. 18.London Regional Transport may, with the consent of the Secretary...

      8. Other powers

        1. 19.London Regional Transport may do anything necessary for the purpose...

        2. 20.London Regional Transport may acquire any undertaking or part of...

        3. 21.For the purposes of their business, London Regional Transport may,...

        4. 22.(1) London Regional Transport may dispose (whether absolutely or for...

        5. 23.London Regional Transport may— (a) invest any sums not immediately...

        6. 23A.Where any activities for which provision is made by an...

        7. 24.London Regional Transport may do all other things which in...

      9. Supplementary

        1. 25.If London Regional Transport engage, either directly or through a...

        2. 26.Any specific power conferred on London Regional Transport by or...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The London Regional Passengers’ Committee

      1. The chairman

        1. 1.If the Secretary of State so determines, there shall be...

        2. 2.If the Secretary of State so determines in the case...

        3. 3.If a person in receipt of remuneration under paragraph 1...

      2. Administration, personnel, etc.

        1. 4.The Committee may, subject to the approval of the Secretary...

        2. 5.(1) The Secretary of State shall provide the Committee with...

        3. 6.The Secretary of State, may make arrangements for the Committee...

        4. 7.(1) There shall be paid such pensions, or arrangements shall...

      3. Constitution and procedure

        1. 8.(1) The persons appointed to be members of the Committee...

        2. 9.(1) The Committee shall meet— (a) at least twice a...

        3. 10.The Committee may delegate the exercise and performance of any...

        4. 11.The validity of any proceedings of the Committee shall not...

      4. Admission of public to meetings

        1. 11A.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, meetings of the Committee...

      5. Amendment of other Acts

        1. 12.In section 14(1) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons...

        2. 13.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      6. Supplementary

        1. 14.The consent of the Treasury shall be required for any...

        2. 15.Any payment to be made under paragraphs 1 to 3...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Operation of Enactments relating to former London BoardFunctions

      1. Part I Provisions Referring to the London Board or the Executive

        1. 1.(1) In the provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2) below, for...

        2. 2.(1) ) In section 67 of the 1962 Act (byelaws...

        3. 3.(1) In section 32(1) of the General Rate Act 1967...

        4. 4.(1) ) In sections 116 to 119 of the 1968...

        5. 5.In section 144 of the 1968 Act (transfer and disposal...

      2. Part II Provision Referring to the Boards

        1. 6.(1) ) The provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2) below shall...

        2. 7.(1) ) Section 86 of the 1962 Act and section...

      3. Part III Further Provisions derived from Schedule 3 to the 1969 Act

        1. 8.(1) The provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2) below, which confer...

        2. 9.(1) The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect in...

        3. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 11.(1) For the purpose only of applying section 54 of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional Provisions and Savings

      1. Accounts

        1. 1.The first accounting year of London Regional Transport shall be...

      2. Annual Report

        1. 2.In relation to the first accounting year of London Regional...

      3. Revenue Grants

        1. 3.So far as relates to the first accounting year of...

      4. Capital allowances

        1. 4.Notwithstanding the substitution by paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 to...

        2. 5.Any reference in— (a) Article 1 of the Order mentioned...

      5. Pensions and pension schemes

        1. 6.Any order made under section 74 of the 1962 Act...

        2. 7.(1) Without prejudice to section 13 of the Interpretation Act...

      6. The Passenger’s Committee

        1. 8.(1) In this paragraph and paragraph 9 below— “the consultative...

      7. Compensation for chairmen of bodies superseded by thePassengers’ Committee

        1. 9.Where a person ceases to hold office (otherwise than on...

      8. London bus services

        1. 10.(1) ) Notwithstanding any repeal made by this Act, sections...

        2. 11.(1) This paragraph applies to— (a) any agreement under section...

        3. 12.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a...

      9. Compensation for loss of employment, etc.

        1. 13.(1) ) Any regulations made under section 37 of the...

      10. Travel concessions

        1. 14.Arrangements made under section 138 of the 1968 Act by...

      11. Commitments to pay grants

        1. 15.(1) Where before 2nd December 1983 the Greater London Council...

        2. 16.Any obligation of the Greater London Council—

      12. Provisions as to transfer under 1969 Act

        1. 17.Notwithstanding any repeal made by this Act, the provisions of...

      13. Continuity of powers

        1. 18.(1) Anything done by the Executive under a superseded enactment,...

      14. Construction of references to London Regional Transport

        1. 19.To avoid doubt, it is declared that any reference (express...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Part I Public General Acts

        1. The Explosives Act 1875

          1. 1.(1) Section 35 of the Explosives Act 1875 (byelaws for...

        2. The Regulation of Railways Act 1889

          1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 5, 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. The Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970

          1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. The Finance Act 1970

          1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 9.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. The Local Government Act 1974

          1. 11.In Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act 1974 (existing...

        6. The Land Drainage Act 1976

          1. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. The Transport Act 1978

          1. 14.In section 21 of the Transport Act 1978 (travel concessions...

        8. The Competition Act 1980

          1. 15.(1) In section 11(3) of the Competition Act 1980 (persons...

        9. The Highways Act 1980

          1. 16.In section 115H(4) of the Highways Act 1980 (council not...

          2. 17.In section 115J(8) of that Act (payment of arbitrator’s expenses...

          3. 18.In section 157(5) of that Act (schemes for repair and...

          4. 19.In section 169(6) of that Act (exceptions to provisions controlling...

          5. 20.In section 219(4)(i) of that Act (exceptions to requirements that...

          6. 21.In section 329(4) of that Act (construction of references to...

        10. The Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

          1. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        11. The Animal Health Act 1981

          1. 23.In section 38(2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (food...

        12. The Transport Act 1981

          1. 24.In paragraph 31(4) of Schedule 3 to the Transport Act...

        13. The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982

          1. 25.In section 41(12)(c) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

        14. The Local Government Finance Act 1982

          1. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        15. The Criminal Justice Act 1982

          1. 27.In section 39(1)(b)(ii) of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (certain...

        16. The Transport Act 1983

          1. 28.In section 1 of the Transport Act 1983 (interpretation of...

          2. 29.In section 2 of that Act (financial duty of Executive)—...

        17. The Food Act 1984

          1. 30.(1) ) In section 11(4)(a) of the Food Act 1984...

          2. 31.In Schedule 11 to that Act (repeals and revocations), after...

      2. Part II Local Acts

        1. The London Transport Act 1965

          1. 32.In section 34 of the London Transport Act 1965 (increase...

        2. The Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1969

          1. 33.In section 18A(2)(c) of the Greater London Council (General Powers)...

        3. The Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1970

          1. 34.In section 15(5) of the Greater London Council (General Powers)...

        4. The London Transport Act 1971

          1. 35.In section 26(1)(a) of the London Transport Act 1971 (arrest...

          2. 36.In section 27(2) of that Act (extension of power to...

        5. The Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974

          1. 37.In sections 14(7)(c) and 15(7)(b) of the Greater London Council...

          2. 38.In section 21 of that Act (removal of vehicles for...

        6. The London Transport Act 1976

          1. 39.In section 17(2) of the London Transport Act 1976 (effect...

          2. 40.In section 18 of that Act (microfilming of documents)—

        7. The London Transport Act 1977

          1. 41.In section 12(1) of the London Transport Act 1977 (increase...

        8. The Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1979

          1. 42.For paragraph (b) of the proviso to section 5(2) of...

        9. The London Transport Act 1980

          1. 43.In section 24 of the London Transport Act 1980 (distance...

          2. 44.In section 25 of that Act (increase of fines under...

        10. The London Transport Act 1982

          1. 45.In section 19 of the London Transport Act 1982 (lost...

          2. 46.In Schedule 2 to that Act (further provisions with respect...

        11. The London Transport (General Powers) Act 1982

          1. 47.In section 15(2) of the London Transport (General Powers) Act...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Enactments Repealed

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