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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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196Power of Authority to give instructions or guidance to the Franchising Director
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(1)The Authority may give instructions or guidance to the Franchising Director in relation to the provision of railway services in Greater London.

(2)It is immaterial for the purpose of giving instructions or guidance under subsection (1) above whether implementation of the instructions or guidance affects railway services outside Greater London.

(3)The Franchising Director shall exercise his functions in the manner best calculated to implement any instructions or guidance given to him by the Authority.

(4)Subsection (3) above is subject to subsection (5) below.

(5)The Franchising Director shall not give effect to any instructions or guidance given by the Authority if or to the extent that, in his opinion, implementing the instructions or guidance will—

(a)prevent or seriously hinder him from complying with any instructions, guidance or objectives given to him by the Secretary of State under section 5(1) of the [1993 c. 43.] Railways Act 1993;

(b)have an adverse effect on the provision of services for the carriage of passengers by railway outside Greater London; or

(c)increase the amount of any payments to which paragraph (b) of section 5(1) of the [1993 c. 43.] Railways Act 1993 applies which he may be required to make.

(6)If the Franchising Director decides not to implement any instructions or guidance given by the Authority, whether generally or in a particular case, he shall give the Authority notification of the decision and his reasons for it.

(7)The matters in respect of which instructions or guidance may be given under this section are those specified in sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii) of section 5(1)(a) of the [1993 c. 43.] Railways Act 1993.

(8)Any functions conferred or imposed on the Authority by this section shall be exercisable by the Mayor acting on behalf of the Authority.

(9)In this section “the Franchising Director” means the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising.

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