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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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287Interpretation of parking provisions
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(1)Section 82 of the [1991 c. 40.] Road Traffic Act 1991 (interpretation of Part II) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for the definition of “London authority” there shall be substituted—

“London authority” means—

(a)as respects parking, or any matter connected with or relating to parking, on a GLA road, Transport for London;

(b)as respects parking, or any matter connected with or relating to parking, on any road other than a GLA road or a trunk road, any council of a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London;.

(3)In subsection (1), the following definitions shall be inserted at the appropriate places—

“GLA road” (subject to subsection (1C) below) has the same meaning as in the [1980 c. 66.] Highways Act 1980 (see sections 329(1) and 14D(1) of that Act);;

“GLA side road” has the same meaning as in the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (see sections 124A(9) and section 142(1) of that Act;;

“London local authority” means any council of a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London;;

“the Mayor’s transport strategy” means the transport strategy prepared and published by the Mayor of London under section 142 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999;;

“Minister of the Crown” has the same meaning as in the Ministers of the [1975 c. 26.] Crown Act 1975;.

(4)After subsection (1) there shall be inserted—

(1A)Any functions conferred or imposed on the Greater London Authority by or under this Part of this Act shall be functions of the Authority which are exercisable by the Mayor acting on behalf of the Authority.

(1B)Subsection (1A) above does not apply in relation to any function expressly conferred or imposed on, or made exercisable by, the London Assembly.

(1C)In this Part of this Act, any reference to a GLA road includes a reference to a GLA side road.

(5)In subsection (6) (power to make orders or regulations to be exercisable by statutory instrument) after “conferred by this Part” there shall be inserted “on a Minister of the Crown”.

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