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Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994

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15(1)In section 92(1)—

(a)the definition of “authorised vehicle” shall be omitted,

(b)after the definition of “large goods vehicle” there shall be inserted—

“modification” includes addition, omission and alteration, and related expressions shall be construed accordingly;,

(c)in the definition of “operating centre”, for “authorised vehicles” there shall be substituted “vehicles used”, and

(d)after the definition of “regulations” there shall be inserted—

“statutory provision” means a provision contained in an Act or in subordinate legislation within the meaning of the [1978 c. 30.] Interpretation Act 1978;.

(2)After section 92(2) there shall be inserted—

(2A)In this Part of this Act references to vehicles being authorised to be used under an operator’s licence are to be read in accordance with section 61 of this Act.

(2B)In this Part of this Act references to the date on which an application is finally disposed of are references—

(a)subject to paragraph (b) of this subsection, to the earliest date by which the application and any appeal to the Transport Tribunal arising out of the application have been determined and any time for bringing such an appeal has expired; or

(b)if the application is withdrawn or any such appeal is abandoned, to the date of the withdrawal or abandonment.

(3)For section 92(3)(b) and (c) there shall be substituted—

(b)that a provision such as is mentioned in section 61(1A) or 61A(1)(b) or (2)(b) of this Act be included in the licence;

(c)that any maximum number specified in the licence under section 61A of this Act be reduced;.

(4)After section 92(4) there shall be inserted—

(4A)In this Part of this Act, references to a person becoming a patient within the meaning of Part VII of the [1983 c. 20.] Mental Health Act 1983 include references to a curator bonis being appointed in respect of him in Scotland on the ground that he is incapable, by reason of mental disorder, of adequately managing and administering his property and affairs.

(5)In section 92(5) for the words from “operated under” to the end there shall be substituted “, within the meaning of the [1988 c. 52.] Road Traffic Act 1988”.

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