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London Regional Transport Act 1984

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Schedule 3The London Regional Passengers' Committee

The chairman

1If the Secretary of State so determines, there shall be paid to the chairman of the Committee such remuneration as the Secretary of State may determine.

2If the Secretary of State so determines in the case of a person who has been remunerated under paragraph 1 above, a pension shall be paid to or in respect of that person, or payments towards the provision of a pension to or in respect of that person shall be made, in accordance with the determination.

3If a person in receipt of remuneration under paragraph 1 above as chairman ceases to hold that office, and it appears to the Secretary of State that there are special circumstances which make it right that that person should receive compensation, he shall be paid by way of compensation a sum of such amount as the Secretary of State may determine.

Administration, personnel, etc.

4The Committee may, subject to the approval of the Secretary of State as to numbers, appoint such officers as appear to the Committee to be requisite for the performance of their functions.

5(1)The Secretary of State shall provide the Committee with funds with which to pay—

(a)to their members, such travelling and other allowances as the Secretary of State may determine ; and

(b)to their officers, such remuneration and such travelling and other allowances as the Committee may with the approval of the Secretary of State determine.

(2)The Secretary of State shall provide the Committee with funds with which to defray such other expenses in connection with the Committee's functions as the Secretary of State may determine to be appropriate.

6The Secretary of State may make arrangements for the Committee to be provided with office accommodation.

7(1)There shall be paid such pensions, or arrangements shall be made for the payment of such pensions, as the Secretary of State may determine to or in respect of such persons who are or have been officers of the Committee as the Secretary of State may determine.

(2)The Secretary of State shall provide the Committee with funds with which to pay any such pension or to finance any such arrangements.

Constitution and procedure

8(1)The persons appointed to be members of the Committee shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of their respective appointments and shall, on ceasing to be members of the Committee, be eligible for re-appointment.

(2)Any person so appointed may at any time by notice in writing to the Secretary of State resign his office.

9(1)The Committee shall meet—

(a)at least twice a year ; and

(b)whenever convened by the chairman.

(2)Without prejudice to the discretion of the chairman to call a meeting whenever he thinks fit, he shall call a meeting when required to do so by any three members of the Committee.

(3)Minutes shall be kept of the proceedings of every meeting of the Committee.

(4)Subject to the preceding provisions of this paragraph, the Committee shall determine their own procedure (including the quorum at meetings of the Committee).

10The Committee may delegate the exercise and performance of any of their functions to such sub-committees of the Committee as they think fit.

11The validity of any proceedings of the Committee shall not be affected by any vacancy amongst the members or by any defects in the appointment of a member.

Amendment of other Acts

12In section 14(1) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970, after the words "Transport Users' Consultative Committees" there shall be inserted the words

the London Regional Passengers' Committee.

13In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, there shall be inserted at the appropriate place in alphabetical order— Chairman in receipt of remuneration of the London Regional Passengers' Committee

Supplementary

14The consent of the Treasury shall be required for any determination or approval by the Secretary of State under this Schedule.

15Any payment to be made under Paragraphs 1 to 3 above shall be made by the Secretary of State.

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