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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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209The Croydon Tramlink
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(1)The [1994 c. xi.] Croydon Tramlink Act 1994 shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (9) below.

(2)In section 9(3) (consent to be obtained for the alteration of the level of a street) in paragraph (b) (which provides for disputes over the giving of consent to be determined by the Secretary of State) for “Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Mayor of London”.

(3)In section 50 (transfer of functions relating to the Croydon Tramlink) in subsection (1) (which confers a power on the Secretary of State to make orders transferring functions relating to the Croydon Tramlink) for “Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Mayor of London”.

(4)Subsection (3) of that section (which confers a power to specify in a transfer order circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect) shall cease to have effect.

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

(3A)The power to make a transfer order under subsection (1) above includes a power to revoke, amend or re-enact any transfer order made under that subsection.

(3B)Without prejudice to subsection (3A) above, a transfer order may specify circumstances in which the order shall cease to have effect before the expiry of any period specified in any such order.

(6)In subsection (4) of that section (which confers a power to include in a transfer order supplementary etc provision) for “Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “Mayor of London”.

(7)In subsection (7) (duty of London Regional Passengers' Committee to consider etc matters referred to them)—

(a)in paragraph (b) (references by the Secretary of State) for “by the Secretary of State” there shall be substituted “by Transport for London, by the Greater London Authority (acting by the Mayor of London)”;

(b)in the words following paragraph (c) (persons to whom minutes etc are to be sent) for “the Secretary of State,”, where first occurring, there shall be substituted “the Mayor of London, the London Assembly, Transport for London,”; and

(c)the words from “and to such person” onwards shall cease to have effect.

(8)Subsection (9) of that section (which provides that the power to make a transfer order is to be exercisable by statutory instrument) shall cease to have effect.

(9)After subsection (9) of that section there shall be inserted—

(9A)The Mayor of London shall secure that any transfer order made under subsection (1) above (and any order revoking, amending or re-enacting any such order) is printed and published.

(9B)A fee may be charged for the sale of an order printed and published under subsection (9A) above.

(10)In subsection (11) of that section (interpretation) for “London Regional Passengers' Committee” there shall be substituted “London Transport Users' Committee”.

(11)Any transfer order—

(a)made by the Secretary of State under section 50(1) of the [1994 c. xi.] Croydon Tramlink Act 1994, and

(b)in force immediately before the coming into force of subsection (3) above,

shall have effect as from the coming into force of that subsection as if it were a transfer order made by the Mayor of London.

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