Search Legislation

Greater London Authority Act 1999

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Membership of Transport for London

2(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2), Transport for London shall consist of not less than eight nor more than fifteen members, all of whom shall be appointed by the Mayor.

(2)The Mayor may choose to be a member of Transport for London and where he does so he shall appoint not less than seven nor more than fourteen other members under sub-paragraph (1) above.

(3)In appointing a person under sub-paragraph (1) above, the Mayor shall have regard to the desirability of ensuring that the members of Transport for London between them have experience in—

(a)transport (including in particular the impact of transport on business and the environment),

(b)finance and commerce,

(c)national and local government,

(d)the management of organisations, and

(e)the organisation of trade unions, or matters relating to workers generally,

and that the membership of Transport for London represents the interests in relation to transport of women and of persons who require transport which is accessible to persons with mobility problems.

(4)A person may not be appointed to be a member of Transport for London if he is—

(a)an Assembly member,

(b)a Member of the House of Commons,

(c)a Member of the House of Lords,

(d)a Member of the European Parliament,

(e)a member of the National Assembly for Wales,

(f)a member of the Scottish Parliament,

(g)a member of the New Northern Ireland Assembly, or

(h)a member of a principal council.

(5)If, at any time after he is appointed, a member of Transport for London becomes a person within sub-paragraph (4)(a) to (h) above, he shall cease to be such a member.

(6)The terms and conditions of appointment of a member of Transport for London (including conditions as to remuneration) shall be such as the Mayor may determine.

(7)The Mayor may by notice to a member of Transport for London remove that member from office.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act without Schedules

The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open Schedules only

The Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources