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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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26(1)Transport for London may make byelaws regulating—

(a)the use and working of its railways;

(b)travel on its railways;

(c)the maintenance of order on its railways and railway premises, including stations and the approaches to stations;

(d)the conduct of all persons while on those premises, including officers and employees of Transport for London.

(2)Byelaws made by Transport for London by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above may include in particular byelaws—

(a)with respect to tickets issued for entry on its railway premises or travel on its railways and the evasion of payment of fares and other charges;

(b)with respect to interference with or obstruction of the working of the railways;

(c)with respect to the smoking of tobacco in railway carriages and elsewhere;

(d)with respect to the prevention of nuisances;

(e)with respect to the receipt and delivery of goods;

(f)for regulating the passage of bicycles and other vehicles on footways and other premises controlled by Transport for London and intended for the use of pedestrians.

(3)Any byelaws made by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above may provide that any person contravening them shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine for each offence not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale or not exceeding a lesser amount.

(4)Where the contravention of a byelaw made by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above causes—

(a)danger or annoyance to the public, or

(b)hindrance to Transport for London in the lawful use of its railway,

Transport for London may summarily interfere to obviate or remove the danger, annoyance or hindrance.

(5)Anything done by Transport for London under sub-paragraph (4) above is without prejudice to the taking of summary proceedings under sub-paragraph (3) above.

(6)Subsections (5) to (12) of section 67 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (byelaws for railways etc.) shall apply in relation to byelaws made by Transport for London by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above as they apply to byelaws made under that section but taking references in those subsections to the Board as references to Transport for London.

(7)For the purposes of this paragraph—

(a)railways, railway premises, officers or employees of a subsidiary of Transport for London shall be deemed to be railways, railway premises, officers or employees of Transport for London, and

(b)footways and other premises controlled by a subsidiary of Transport for London shall be deemed to be footways and other premises controlled by Transport for London.

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