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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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179London local services

(1)In this Part—

  • “local service” has the meaning given to it by section 2 of the [1985 c. 67] Transport Act 1985, and

  • “London local service” means a local service with one or more stopping places in Greater London.

(2)Where a local service is or is to be provided both inside and outside Greater London, any part of the service which is or is to be provided outside Greater London shall be treated as a separate service for the purposes of this Part if there is any stopping place for that part of the service outside Greater London.

(3)For the purposes of this Part of this Act a service provided in pursuance of an agreement with the Railways Board or the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising, entered into under section 4A of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (temporary interruption of railway service), is not a London local service.

180Provision of London local services

(1)No London local service may be provided except in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.

(2)If a London local service is provided in contravention of subsection (1) above, the operator of the service shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(3)It shall be a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (2) above to prove that he took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of the offence.

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