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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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255Provisions consequent on alteration of metropolitan police district

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(1)Where, by virtue of the coming into force of section 323 below, the whole or any part of the area of a district council ceases to be within the metropolitan police district, the following provisions of this section shall have effect.

(2)The provisions of the [1847 c. 89.] Town Police Clauses Act 1847 with respect to hackney carriages, as incorporated in the [1875 c. 55.] Public Health Act 1875, shall apply throughout the council’s area.

(3)The council’s area shall constitute a single licensing area for the purposes of those provisions, without the passing of any resolution under Part II of Schedule 14 to the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (extension resolutions).

(4)The provisions of Part II of the [1976 c. 57.] Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (hackney carriages and private hire vehicles) shall also apply throughout the council’s area, without the passing of any resolution under section 45 of that Act (application of Part II).

(5)Where an order is made under section 425 below bringing section 323 below into force, the provision that may be made by virtue of section 420 or 425 below includes provision enabling or facilitating—

(a)the making of byelaws,

(b)the issuing of licences, discs or plates, and

(c)the establishment and operation of a licensing system,

in relation to hackney carriages or private hire vehicles by a district council falling within subsection (1) above in preparation for the coming into force of this section.

(6)The provision that may be made by virtue of subsection (5) above includes provision for the application of any enactment with or without modification.

(7)Subsections (5) and (6) above are without prejudice to the provision that may be made by virtue of sections 420 and 425 below.

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