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160Part II: regulations and orders

(1)Any power to make regulations or orders under this Part—

(a)is exercisable by statutory instrument,

(b)includes power to make different provision for different cases, and

(c)may be exercised so as to make incidental, consequential, supplementary or transitional provision or savings.

(2)A statutory instrument containing regulations or an order made by a Minister of the Crown under this Part (whether alone or jointly with the National Assembly for Wales) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

161Part II: minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 11 makes minor and consequential amendments relating to this Part.

162Interpretation of Part II

(1)In this Part—

  • “appropriate national authority”, in relation to a quality partnership scheme, a quality contracts scheme or a ticketing scheme, means—

    (a)

    the Secretary of State, as respects a scheme relating to an area in England,

    (b)

    the National Assembly for Wales, as respects a scheme relating to an area in Wales, or

    (c)

    the Secretary of State and the National Assembly for Wales acting jointly, as respects a scheme relating to an area in England and Wales,

  • “bus services” has the meaning given in section 110(5),

  • “community bus permit” means a permit under section 22 of the [1985 c. 67.] Transport Act 1985,

  • “connecting rail or tram service” has the meaning given in section 135(5),

  • “disabled person” has the meaning given in section 146,

  • “elderly person” has the meaning given in section 146,

  • “eligible service” has the meaning given in section 146,

  • “half-price travel concession” has the meaning given in section 146,

  • “local transport authority” has the meaning given in section 108(4),

  • “London transport authority” means the Greater London Authority, a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London,

  • “quality contract” has the meaning given in section 124(4),

  • “quality contracts scheme” is to be construed in accordance with section 124(3),

  • “quality partnership scheme” is to be construed in accordance with section 114(2),

  • “railway” and “tramway” have the meanings given in section 67(1) of the [1992 c. 42.] Transport and Works Act 1992,

  • “relevant time” has the meaning given in section 146,

  • “ticketing scheme” is to be construed in accordance with section 135(3),

  • “traffic regulation order” means an order under the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or any other enactment (other than this Act) regulating the use of roads or other places by public service vehicles, and

  • “travel concession authority” has the meaning given in section 146.

(2)In this Part the expressions listed below have the same meaning as in the [1981 c. 14.] Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981—

  • “fares”,

  • “modification”,

  • “public service vehicle”,

  • “PSV operator’s licence”,

  • “road”, and

  • “traffic commissioner”.

(3)In this Part the expressions listed below have the same meaning as in the [1985 c. 67.] Transport Act 1985—

  • “local service”,

  • “public passenger transport services”,

  • “stopping place”, and

  • “traffic area”.

(4)Where a reference to an authority in any of the following provisions is to a Passenger Transport Authority, it is to be construed as a reference to the Passenger Transport Executive for the passenger transport area concerned; and where a reference to authorities in any of those provisions is to one or more Passenger Transport Authorities, it is to be construed as a reference to the Passenger Transport Executive or Executives for the passenger transport area or areas concerned—

  • section 114(2)(a),

  • section 116(2)(a) and (4)(a),

  • section 118(1) and (2),

  • section 124(4)(a), (5) and (7),

  • section 129(4),

  • section 130,

  • section 131,

  • section 139(5), and

  • section 140.

(5)References in this Part to Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives and to passenger transport areas are references respectively to the Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives, and to passenger transport areas, for the purposes of Part II of the [1968 c. 73.] Transport Act 1968.

(6)References in this Part to the local transport plan or bus strategy of a Passenger Transport Authority for a passenger transport area are to the local transport plan or bus strategy made jointly by the Passenger Transport Authority and the councils for the metropolitan districts comprised in the area.

(7)References in this Part to the operator of a passenger transport service of any description are to be construed in accordance with section 137(7) of the [1985 c. 67.] Transport Act 1985.

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