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F116F Other provisions about decisions.E+W+S

(1)If [F2the Office of Rail Regulation] does not consider it right to give a direction under section 16A above in the terms applied for (or to reject the application), [F3it] may give a direction under that section in modified terms.

(2)[F2the Office of Rail Regulation] may include supplementary provisions in any direction under section 16A above, including (in particular)—

(a)provision adding detail (for instance, as to the time by which, or standard to which, the person to whom it is given is to do anything which it requires him to do); and

(b)provision imposing requirements on the applicant (for instance, to make arrangements for rewarding the person to whom the direction is given or to make payments to him).

(3)Before giving a direction under section 16A above which is in modified terms or includes supplementary provisions, [F2the Office of Rail Regulation] shall—

(a)notify [F4its] intention to give a direction to the applicant, the [F5appropriate facilities authority] (if it is not the applicant) and any other persons who the Regulator considers ought to be notified; and

(b)invite them to make written representations within a period specified in the invitation;

and if the applicant makes representations that the direction should not be given, [F2the Office of Rail Regulation] shall not give it.

(4)Whatever [F2the Office of Rail Regulation]’s decision on an application [F3it] shall notify the decision to—

(a)the person specified in the application;

(b)the applicant; and

(c)any other persons who [F3it] considers ought to be notified.

(5)[F2the Office of Rail Regulation] may direct the person specified in the application or the applicant to pay to—

(a)the other of those persons, or

(b)any other person directed to provide information under section 16D(7) above,

any such amount as [F3it] considers appropriate in respect of costs incurred in connection with the application.

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F1S. 16F inserted (15.10.2005) by 2000 c. 38, ss. 223, 275(1); S.I. 2005/2862, art. 3

F2S. 16F: words in prospectively inserted section substituted (5.7.2004) by virtue of Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20), ss. 16, 120, {Sch. 2 para. 3(a) Table}; S.I. 2004/827, art. 4(g)

F3S. 16F: word in prospectively inserted section substituted (5.7.2004) by virtue of Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20), ss. 16, 120, {Sch. 2 para. 3(b) Table}; S.I. 2004/827, art. 4(g)

F4S. 16F: words in prospectively inserted section substituted (5.7.2004) by virtue of Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20), ss. 16, 120, {Sch. 2 para. 3(c) Table}; S.I. 2004/827, art. 4(g)

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