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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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298Functions during the transitional period

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(1)In this section “transitional purpose” means the purpose of—

(a)facilitating the securing and carrying into effect of PPP agreements under Chapter VII above;

(b)facilitating the transfer of property, rights or liabilities of London Regional Transport to Transport for London;

(c)facilitating the transfer of functions, property, rights or liabilities to Transport for London from any other body or person from whom they are or may be so transferred under or by virtue of this Act;

(d)facilitating the exercise by Transport for London of any functions so transferred; or

(e)securing that public passenger transport services continue to be provided without disruption.

(2)London Regional Transport shall be under a duty, and shall be taken at any time before the coming into force of this section to have had power, to do all such things as it considers appropriate for any transitional purpose.

(3)In discharging their functions during the transitional period it shall be the duty of—

(a)the Mayor,

(b)London Regional Transport, and

(c)Transport for London,

to consult and co-operate with each other for any transitional purpose.

(4)The following provisions of this section have effect for the purpose of facilitating the discharge of the duty of co-operation imposed on London Regional Transport and Transport for London by subsection (3) above.

(5)London Regional Transport and Transport for London shall each provide to the other such information as may reasonably be required by that other for the purpose of discharging any of its functions during the transitional period.

(6)London Regional Transport and Transport for London shall each have power to enter into arrangements with the other—

(a)for the provision by the one for the other of administrative, technical or professional services or of passenger transport services;

(b)for the one to make available for use by the other, or for shared use by each of them, any land, equipment or other property;

(c)for the one to place any of its officers or other members of staff at the disposal of the other, for the purposes of its functions;

(d)for the discharge by the one of any functions of the other on its behalf.

(7)Arrangements entered into under subsection (6) above may be on such terms as may be agreed between London Regional Transport and Transport for London.

(8)Arrangements by virtue of paragraph (c) of subsection (6) above may only be entered into after consultation with the officers or members of staff concerned.

(9)In this Chapter “the transitional period” means the period which—

(a)begins with the coming into force of this section; and

(b)ends on the day on which London Regional Transport ceases to provide or secure the provision of public passenger transport services.

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