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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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The London Cab Act 1968

7(1)The [1968 c. 7.] London Cab Act 1968 shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 1(1) (which extends the power of the Secretary of State to set fares under the Acts of 1869 and 1907) for “the Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”.

(3)After subsection (1) of section 1 there shall be inserted—

(1A)The power conferred by subsection (1) of this section is subject to paragraph (4) of the restrictions specified in section 9 of the said Act of 1869.

(4)In section 2 (power to increase length of obligatory journeys)—

(a)in subsection (1) (the power)—

(i)for “The Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”;

(ii)for “by order” there shall be substituted “by London cab order”; and

(ii)for “him” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”;

(b)in subsection (2) (power to limit application of order) for “An order” there shall be substituted “A London cab order”;

(c)in subsection (3) (power includes power to vary or revoke previous orders and is exercisable by statutory instrument subject to negative parliamentary procedure)—

(i)for “orders” there shall be substituted “London cab orders”;

(ii)after “previous” there shall be inserted “such”; and

(iii)the words from “and shall be exercisable” to the end of the subsection shall cease to have effect; and

(d)in subsection (4) (duty to consult before making order)—

(i)for “any order” there shall be substituted “any London cab order”;

(ii)for “the Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”; and

(iii)for “him” and “he” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”.

(5)In section 4A (power of Secretary of State by order to prohibit signs etc on private hire cars)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “The Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”; and

(ii)for “by order” there shall be substituted “by London cab order”;

(b)in subsection (2), for “by an order” there shall be substituted “by a London cab order”;

(c)in subsection (3) (power includes power to vary or revoke previous orders and is exercisable by statutory instrument subject to negative parliamentary procedure)—

(i)for “orders” there shall be substituted “London cab orders”;

(ii)after “previous” there shall be inserted “such”; and

(iii)the words from “and shall be exercisable” to the end of the subsection shall cease to have effect;

(d)in subsection (4) (duty to consult before making order)—

(i)for “order” there shall be substituted “London cab order”;

(ii)for “the Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”; and

(iii)for “him” and “he” there shall be substituted “Transport for London”; and

(e)in subsection (5) (relationship to section 4) for “an order” there shall be substituted “a London cab order”.

(6)After section 4A there shall be inserted—

4BLondon cab orders

(1)In this Act, “London cab order” means an order made by Transport for London.

(2)Any power to make a London cab order under or by virtue of this Act includes power to vary or revoke a previous such order.

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