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Passenger Transport Authorities and ExecutivesE+W+S+N.I.

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F1S. 32 repealed (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 274, Sch. 31 Pt. IV; S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II)

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F2S. 33 repealed (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 274, Sch. 31 Pt. IV; S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II)

34 Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives: franchising.E+W+S

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F3S. 34 repealed (24.7.2005 for E.W. and otherwise prosp.) by Railways Act 2005 (c. 14), ss. 14(1)(c), 59, 60, Sch. 13 Pt. 1 (with s. 14(4)(5), Sch. 11 para. 11(2)); S.I. 2005/1909 {art. 2}, Sch.

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C1S. 34: certain functions transferred to the Scottish Ministers (28.11.2005) by The Transfer of Rail Functions To The Scottish Ministers Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/598), art. 3, Sch. 1

35 Termination and variation of section 20(2) agreements by the [F4Authority].E+W+S

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F4Words in s. 35 and sidenote substituted (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 215, Sch. 16 para. 21; S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II) (which S.I. was amended by S.I. 2001/115, art. 2(2))

F5S. 35 repealed (24.7.2005 for E.W. and otherwise prosp.) by Railways Act 2005 (c. 14), ss. 14(1)(c), 59, 60, Sch. 13 Pt. 1 (with s. 14(4)(5), Sch. 11 para. 11(2)); S.I. 2005/1909 {art. 2}, Sch

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C3S. 35: certain functions transferred to the Scottish Ministers (28.11.2005) by The Transfer of Rail Functions To The Scottish Ministers Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/598), art. 3, Sch. 1

36 Miscellaneous amendments of the Transport Act 1968.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In section 10 of the M1Transport Act 1968, in subsection (1) (which specifies the powers of Passenger Transport Executives) after paragraph (vi) there shall be inserted—

(via) with the approval of the Authority, to enter into and carry out agreements with any person who is the operator of, or who has an estate or interest in, or right over, a network, station or light maintenance depot or some part of a network, station or light maintenance depot, in connection with the building, replacement, redevelopment, refurbishment, repair, maintenance, operation or staffing of the network, station or light maintenance depot or any part thereof;.

(2)After paragraph (viii) of that subsection there shall be inserted—

(viiia)to let locomotives and other rolling stock on hire to any person who is (within the meaning of Part I of the Railways Act 1993) the franchisee or the franchise operator under a franchise agreement to which the Executive is a party;

(viiib)to let locomotives and other rolling stock on hire to a person not falling within paragraph (viiia) above—

(a)for or in connection with the provision of railway passenger services within that area or within the permitted distance; or

(b)with the written consent of the Secretary of State, for or in connection with the provision of railway passenger services outside that area and beyond the permitted distance;

(viiic)with the approval of the Authority, to enter into and carry out agreements with the owner of any locomotive or other rolling stock concerning the persons to whom, or the terms on which, the locomotive or other rolling stock may be let on hire;.

(3)In section 20(2) of that Act, in paragraph (a) (duty of Passenger Transport Executive to keep under review the railway passenger services provided by the Railways Board for meeting the needs of persons travelling between places in the Executive’s passenger transport area etc) for the words “by the Railways Board" there shall be substituted the words “ by passenger service operators (within the meaning of Part I of the Railways Act 1993) ”.

(4)After section 23 of that Act there shall be inserted—

23A Interpretation of certain provisions of this Part relating to railways.

(1)For the purposes of sections 10, 15 and 20 of this Act—

(a)light maintenance depot”, “locomotive”, “network”, “railway passenger services”, “rolling stock” and “station” have the meaning given in section 83(1) of the Railways Act 1993; and

(b)operator” has the meaning given in section 6(2) of that Act.

(2)For the purposes of sections 10(1)(vi), 15(1)(d) and 20(2)(b), (4) and (6) of this Act “wholly-owned subsidiary” has the meaning given by section 736 of the M2Companies Act 1985..

(5)In section 159(1) of that Act (general interpretation), in the definition of “subsidiary" and “wholly-owned subsidiary", for the words “subject to section 51(5)" there shall be substituted the words “ subject to sections 23A(2) and 51(5) ”.

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