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Transport Act 1985

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58Local government reorganisation: transport functions

(1)The following provisions of this section, with the exception of subsection (5), shall have effect from the abolition date within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1985 (that is to say, 1st April 1986).

(2)In section 9 of the 1968 Act (as amended by section 57(1) of this Act)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)at the beginning there shall be inserted the words

Subject to any order under section 42(1)(c) of the Local Government Act 1985 (alteration or abolition of passenger transport areas, etc.); and

(ii)in paragraph (b)(i), for the word "council" there shall be substituted the words

passenger transport authority for the county which is coterminous with or includes that passenger transport area;

(b)in subsection (4), after the word " the " (where it last occurs) there shall be inserted the words

county which is coterminous with or includes that; and

(c)in subsection (5), as it applies in England and Wales, after the words " comprised in " there shall be inserted the words

a county which is coterminous with or includes.

(3)In section 9B(1) of that Act, after the words " comprised in " there shall be inserted the words

the county which is coterminous with or includes.

(4)In the Local Government Act 1985—

(a)paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 of Schedule 12 shall be omitted;

(b)in section 39(2) (operative dates for Schedule 12), for the words "paragraphs 1 to 4" there shall be substituted the words

paragraph 3; and

(c)in section 42(1)(c) (reorganisation of functions with respect to passenger transport), after the words " section 39 above " there shall be inserted the words

or section 58 of the Transport Act 1985.

(5)Provisions of that Act referring generally to that Act, or to any provision made by or under that Act, shall have effect as if subsections (1) to (3) above were contained in that Act.

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