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London Regional Transport Act 1984

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

(1)The former functions of the London Board in relation to railway closures continue to be exercisable by London Regional Transport; and the following provisions of this section have effect for the purpose of—

(a)extending those functions to any subsidiary of London Regional Transport; and

(b)making amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act in the provisions of the 1962 and 1968 Acts relating to such closures.

(2)In section 54(1) of the 1962 Act (advance information about railway and shipping closures), for the references to the Executive substituted by paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the 1969 Act for express references to the London Board there shall be substituted references to the appropriate authority in relation to the services in question.

(3)In section 56(7) of that Act and section 54(1) of the 1968 Act (provisions with respect to proposals for railway closures), for the express references to the London Board which fell by virtue of section 25(1) of the 1969 Act to be construed as references to the Executive there shall be substituted references to the appropriate authority in relation to the services in question.

(4)in section 54(5)(d) of the 1968 Act (power of Secretary of Stare to give directions in connection with a railway closure which was exercisable before the coming into operation of the 1969 Act in relation to the London Board), after the words "the Railways Board or" there shall be inserted the words

(as the case may be) to London Regional Transport or, in relation to services provided by a subsidiary of London Regional Transport, to that subsidiary, and.

(5)In consequence of the amendments made above in this section, references (however expressed) in section 56(7) to (9) and (13) of the 1962 Act and in section 54(1) of the 1968 Act to a Board shall be read, in relation to railway services provided by London Regional Transport or any subsidiary of theirs, as references to the appropriate authority in relation to the services in question.

(6)For the purposes of this section, the appropriate authority in relation to any railway services is—

(a)where those services are provided by London Regional Transport, London Regional Transport; and

(b)where those services are provided by a subsidiary of London Regional Transport, that subsidiary.

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