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London Regional Transport Act 1984

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9(1)The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect in relation to London Regional Transport in place of paragraph 5 of Schedule 16 to the 1968 Act (agreements by the Railways Board to make available the services of the transport police); and any agreement made under that paragraph, as it applied to the Executive, which is in force immediately before the appointed day shall have effect as if made under this paragraph.

(2)The Railways Board may make an agreement with—

(a)London Regional Transport; or

(b)any related company ;

for making available to London Regional Transport or any subsidiary of theirs or (as the case may be) to that company, for such period, to such extent and on such terms as may be specified in the agreement, the services of the British Transport Police Force.

(3)Where such an agreement has been made with any related company members of the British Transport Police Force shall, notwithstanding the provisions of any other enactment but subject to the terms of the agreement, have the same powers to act as constables—

(a)in relation to any premises of that company which have at any time been premises belonging or leased to, or worked by, London Regional Transport; and

(b)in relation to matters connected with or affecting that company or its undertaking ;

as they would have if those premises belonged to London Regional Transport, or (as the case may be) if those matters were connected with or affected London Regional Transport or their undertaking.

(4)The functions exercisable immediately before the appointed day by the Executive under the British Transport Police Force Scheme shall continue to be exercisable by London Regional Transport.

(5)Section 70(5) to (7) of the 1962 Act shall continue to have effect as if " the Boards " included London Regional Transport.

(6)Section 25 of the British Railways Act 1978 (which amends provisions of section 53 of the British Transport Commission Act 1949 as to the appointment and powers of members of the British Transport Police Force) shall continue to have effect in relation to London Regional Transport as one of the Boards ; and accordingly, in subsection (1), for the words " the London Transport Executive " there shall be substituted the words

London Regional Transport.

(7)In section 25(4) of the Act of 1978 mentioned above, as it applies in relation to London Regional Transport, for the reference to a wholly owned subsidiary there shall be substituted a reference to any subsidiary (whether wholly owned or not) of London Regional Transport (within the meaning of this Act).

(8)The provisions of sub-paragraphs (4) to (7) above are subject to any agreement made under paragraph 5 of Schedule 16 to the 1968 Act or under this paragraph.

(9)In this paragraph—

(a)" the British Transport Police Force Scheme " means the Scheme set out in the Schedule to the British Transport Police Force Scheme 1963 (Approval) Order 1964 made under section 69 of the 1962 Act; and

(b)" the British Transport Police Force" means the force established by that Scheme.

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