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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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School crossing patrols, parking attendants and traffic wardens

288School crossing patrols

(1)Section 26 of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (arrangements for patrolling school crossings) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2) (definition of the appropriate authority)—

(a)in paragraph (a) (places not in the metropolitan police district or the City) for “not in the metropolitan police district and not in the City of London” there shall be substituted “outside Greater London”; and

(b)for paragraph (c) (places in the metropolitan police district) there shall be substituted—

(c)as respects places in a London borough, shall be the council for the borough,.

(3)In subsection (4) (duty of certain authorities to have regard to representations made by other local authorities in their area) in paragraph (a)—

(a)the words “and the commissioner of police of the metropolis”, “or him” and “or metropolitan police district” shall cease to have effect; and

(b)after “in the county” there shall be inserted “or”.

(4)After subsection (4) there shall be inserted—

(4A)Before making arrangements under subsection (1) above for the patrolling of places where children cross GLA roads, a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London must consult Transport for London and take account of any representations made by Transport for London.

(5)In subsection (5) (agreements between council of a county etc and the police authority)—

(a)after “council of the county” there shall be inserted “, London borough”; and

(b)after “in the county” there shall be inserted “, London borough”.

(6)In consequence of the preceding provisions of this section, section 27 of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (expenses under section 26 in metropolitan police district) shall cease to have effect.

289Parking attendants

(1)Section 63A of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (parking attendants) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4) (parking attendants in Greater London to wear uniform prescribed by Secretary of State when exercising prescribed functions) for “Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Greater London Authority”.

(3)In subsection (5) (definition of “local authority” etc) at the end there shall be added “except that Transport for London shall also be a local authority”.

(4)After subsection (5), there shall be inserted—

(6)For the purposes of this section, the area of Transport for London is Greater London.

290Exercise by traffic wardens of functions of parking attendants

(1)Section 95 of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (appointment of traffic wardens) shall be amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (4) (which confers power to employ traffic wardens to act as parking attendants at certain street parking places) there shall be inserted—

(4A)For the purposes of subsection (4) above, Transport for London is a local authority.

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