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I1Sch. 31 not in force at Royal Assent see. S. 275(1)(2); Sch. 31 Pt. IV in force (15.1.2001 for specified purposes) by S.I. 2000/3376, art. 2; Sch. 31 Pt. IV in force at 1.2.2001 for specified purposes by S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to the transitional provision and saving in Sch. 2 Pt. II)

I2Sch. 31 Pt. IV in force at 15.10.2005 for specified purposes by S.I. 2005/2862, art. 3

ReferenceShort title or titleExtent of repeal or revocation
12, 13 & 14 Geo.6 c. xxix.British Transport Commission Act 1949.In section 53(1), in its application to Scotland, in the definition of “the Boards”, the words “the British Railways Board”.
10 & 11 Eliz.2 c. 46.Transport Act 1962.In section 1, in subsection (1), the words “the British Railways Board (in this Act referred to as the “Railways Board”);” and subsection (3).
Sections 3 to 4A.
In section 12(1), the words “, other than the Railways Board,”.
In section 13, subsection (1A) and subsections (9) to (12).
In section 14(4), the words “, except the Railways Board,”.
In section 18(6), the words “the Railways Board and”.
In section 19(6), the words “the Railways Board and”.
Section 21A.
Section 22.
In section 27, in subsections (2) and (7), the words “(other than the Railways Board)” and, in subsection (8), the words “(other than the Railways Board)” and the words “or section 3 of the Transport Act 1982”.
In section 31, subsection (2) and, in subsection (6), the words “the Railways Board,”.
Section 32(6).
In section 52(2), the words “, as those subsections apply to the Boards”.
In section 54(1), the words “the Railways Board or” (in both places) and the words “, as the case may be,”.
In section 65, in subsection (1), in the definition of “the appropriate Board”, paragraph (b) and, in subsection (4), paragraph (b) and the words “the Railways Board or”.
Section 67.
In the First Schedule, in paragraph 3, the words from “Railways” to “other”.
In the Sixth Schedule, paragraph 1(5).
In the Seventh Schedule, paragraphs 23 and 24.
10 & 11 Eliz.2 c. xlii.British Transport Commission Act 1962.Section 43(1).
1964 c. 40.Harbours Act 1964.In section 30(1)(b), the words “, the British Railways Board or”.
In section 36(a), the words “, the British Railways Board or”.
In section 57(1), in the definition of “the Boards”, the words “the British Railways Board and”.
1966 c. 28.Docks and Harbours Act 1966.Section 47.
1967 c. 13.Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967.In Schedule 2, the entries relating to—
the Central Rail Users’ Consultative Committee,
the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Eastern England, the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for North Eastern England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for North Western England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Scotland,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Southern England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for the Midlands,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Wales, and
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Western England.
1968 c. 73.Transport Act 1968.Section 38.
Section 42.
In section 44(1)(b)(iv), the words “the Railways Board or”.
In section 49(4), the words “the Railways Board and”, the word “each”, paragraph (a), in paragraph (b), the words “in the case of the Waterways Board”, the words “will be so connected by rail or so situated in relation to a railway line or, as the case may be,” and the words “the rail services of the Railways Board can be directly used or, as the case may be,”.
In section 50(1), the words “3(3)(e), 9(2)(c) or”, the words “Railways Board, and”, the word “each” and the words from “; and the said” to the end.
In section 56(2B), the definition of “the Franchising Director”.
In section 135(1)(b), the words “the Railways Board or”.
In section 137(8), the words “the Railways Board,”.
In section 159(1), in the definition of “the Boards”, the words “the British Railways Board,”.
1969 c. 48.Post Office Act 1969.In section 20(1)(c), the words “the British Railways Board and” and the word “other”.
1972 c. 15.Transport (Grants) Act 1972.The whole Act.
1974 c. 48.Railways Act 1974.The whole Act.
1975 c. 24.House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.In Schedule 1—
in Part II, the entry relating to the British Railways Board, and
in Part III, the entries relating to the Chairman of the Central Rail Users’ Consultative Committee appointed under section 3 of the Railways Act 1993, the Chairman in receipt of remuneration of the London Transport Users’ Committee, the Chairman of a rail users’ consultative committee appointed under section 2 of that Act and the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising.
1975 c. 25.Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975.In Schedule 1, in Part II, the entry relating to the British Railways Board.
1978 c. 55.Transport Act 1978.Section 15(6) and (7).
In section 21, the words “the British Railways Board and”.
In section 24(2), the definition of “BR”.
1980 c. 34.Transport Act 1980.In Schedule 6, paragraph 10.
1981 c. 56.Transport Act 1981.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 31(4), the words “the British Railways Board,”.
In Schedule 4, paragraph 1(3).
1982 c. 6.Transport (Finance) Act 1982.The whole Act.
1983 c. 44.National Audit Act 1983.In Part I of Schedule 4, the entry relating to the British Railways Board.
1985 c. 67.Transport Act 1985.Sections 118 to 124.
In Schedule 7, paragraph 6.
1987 c. 53.Channel Tunnel Act 1987.Section 22.
Section 39.
Section 40.
In section 41—
in subsection (1), the words from “as it applies” to the end,
in subsection (2), the words “or the Railways Board or any subsidiary of theirs”, and
subsection (4).
Section 42.
In Schedule 6, in paragraph 6, the words “or the Railways Board”.
1991 c. 63.British Railways Board (Finance) Act 1991.The whole Act.
1991 c. vii.Heathrow Express Railway Act 1991.In section 41(2), the words “or the Board” and the words “and the Board”.
1992 c. 42.Transport and Works Act 1992.Section 20(3)(a).
1993 c. 43.Railways Act 1993.In section 1—
in subsection (1), paragraph (b) and the word “and” before it and the words “, or (as the case may be) the Franchising Director,”,
in subsection (2), the words “or the Franchising Director”, the words “to either of those offices” and the words “(or for appointment to the other of them)”,
in subsections (3) and (4), the words “or the Franchising Director”,
subsection (5),
in subsection (6), the words “and the Franchising Director”, and
in the sidenote, the words “and the Director of Passenger Rail Franchising”.
In section 4, in subsection (2) the words “the Secretary of State or, as the case may be,” and, in subsection (9), the definition of “through ticket”.
Section 5.
Section 7(10).
Section 8(10).
Section 11(3).
In section 13(7), the words “the Secretary of State and”.
In section 15(1), the words following paragraph (d).
Section 17(11).
In section 18, in subsection (1), the word “or” at the end of paragraph (a) and subsection (11).
In section 19, in subsection (3), the word “or” at the end of paragraph (a) and subsection (13).
In section 20, in subsection (2), the words following paragraph (b) and subsections (9) and (12).
Section 22(6).
Section 25(3) to (9).
Section 27(14) and (15).
In section 29— in subsection (1), paragraph (b) and the preceding “or”, and
subsections (6) and (7).
Section 32.
Section 33.
In section 34—
in subsection (1), the words “as eligible for provision under a franchise agreement”,
in subsection (12), the words “as eligible for provision under franchise agreements”,
in subsection (14), the words “, or is empowered to secure the operation of any additional railway assets,”, in paragraph (a)(ii), the words “of the” and “in question”, in paragraph (b)(ii), the words “of the” and “in question” and paragraph (c) and the word “but” before it,
in subsection (16), the words “pursuant to his power under that section”, and
subsection (23).
In section 35(1), the words “as eligible for provision under a franchise agreement”.
In section 37—
in subsection (9), in the definition of “minor closure”, the words “, in the opinion of the Regulator,”,
in subsection (10), the words “or 44(2)”, and
subsection (11).
Section 38(9).
In section 39—
in subsection (10), in the definition of “minor closure” the words “, in the opinion of the Regulator,” (in both places) and the word “or” at the end of paragraph (a), in subsection (11), the words “or 44(2)” and the words “in pursuance of his power under section 30 above”, and
subsection (12).
Section 40(9).
In section 41—
in subsection (9), in the definition of “minor closure”, the words “, in the opinion of the Regulator,” (in both places),
in subsection (10), the words “or 44(2)” and the words “in pursuance of his power under section 30 above”, and
subsection (11).
Section 42(8).
In section 43, subsection (11) and, in subsection (12), the words following paragraph (d).
Section 44.
In section 46, in subsection (1), the words from “, other than” to the end and subsection (3).
Section 50(1)(b).
Sections 51 to 53.
In section 54(3), in the definition of “franchising functions”, in paragraph (a), the words “, 52 and 53(3)”.
In section 55—
subsection (5)(b) and (c),
in subsection (5A), the words “in relation to a licence holder or person under closure restrictions”,
in subsection (10), in paragraph (a) of the definition of “the appropriate officer”, the words “or a person under closure restrictions,”, and subsection (12).
In section 57(2), paragraph (b) and the word “or” before it.
In section 68(1), paragraph (b) and the word “or” before it.
Section 70.
Section 72(2)(c).
Section 73(2)(c) and (8).
In section 74(2), paragraph (b) and paragraph (d) and the word “and” before it.
In section 75(4), the definition of “first relevant financial year” and the word “and” before it.
In section 76(9), the words from “and in this” to the end.
In section 77, in subsection (8), the words “, after consultation with the Regulator,” and, in subsection (11), the words from “and in this” to the end.
Section 78(1) to (4), (6) and (7).
In section 79(4), the definition of “committee”.
Section 80(6).
In section 83(1)—
the definitions of “the Central Committee” and “consultative committee”, and
in the definition of “closure consent”, the words “or 44”.
Sections 84 to 116.
In section 118—
in subsection (5), the words “given to him” and the words “relating to him”,
in subsection (11), the words “or II”, and
subsection (12).
Sections 126 to 129.
In section 133(1), the words “continue to”.
In section 135—
subsection (5),
in subsection (6), the words from “and subsections (2) and (3)” to the end,
in subsection (8), paragraph (b) and the word “and” before it,
in subsection (9)(b), the words “or in agreements or other arrangements under section 51 or 52 above”, and
subsections (10) and (11).
Section 137.
Section 139.
Section 141.
In section 144(1), the words from “and, without” to “member of the subsidiary;” and the words “33 or”.
Section 150, in subsection (1), paragraphs (d) and (n) and subsection (4).
In section 151(1), the definitions of “the Franchising Director” and “transfer scheme”.
Section 152(2).
In Schedule 1—
the words “or the Franchising Director” (in each place),
the words “and the Franchising Director” (in each place, including the heading),
paragraph 1(4),
in paragraph 2(1), the word “each” and the words “, or (as the case may be) the Franchising Director,”,
in the heading before paragraph 3, the words “,the Franchising Director” and the word “their”,
in paragraph 4, the word “each”,
in paragraph 5, the words “or, as the case may be, the Franchising Director” (in both places),
in paragraph 6, the word “each” and the words “, the Franchising Director” (in both places),
paragraph 7(a), and
paragraph 8(a).
In Schedule 2—
paragraph 1,
in paragraph 2, the words “, with the approval of the Treasury,”,
paragraph 3,
in paragraph 7(1), the words “, with the approval of the Regulator”,
in paragraph 8(1), the word “, 3”, and
paragraphs 9 and 10.
In Schedule 3—
paragraph 1,
in paragraph 2, the words “, with the approval of the Treasury,”,
paragraph 3,
in paragraph 7(1), the words “, with the approval of the Regulator”,
in paragraph 8(1), the word “, 3”, and
paragraph 9.
In Schedule 4, paragraph 7.
In Schedule 7, in paragraph 2(7), the words “on him” and, in paragraph 7, sub-paragraph (3) and, in sub-paragraph (4), the words “(except those specified in sub-paragraph (3) above)”.
Schedule 8.
Schedule 9.
In Schedule 11—
in paragraph 1(4), the words “or II”,
in paragraph 10(6)(b), the words “of the Board” (in both places), and
in paragraph 11(10), in the definition of “relevant employer”, the word “or” at the end of paragraph (b) and, in paragraph (c), the words “, other than a company which is wholly owned by the Franchising Director”.
In Schedule 12, paragraphs 5, 6(2) to (5), (6)(a) and (7) and 32.
Schedule 13.
S.I. 1994/1432.Railway Pensions (Protection and Designation of Schemes) Order 1994.In article 9(2), the words “, except to the extent specified in paragraph (3),” and the word “relevant” (in both places).
Article 13.
Article 14.
S.I. 1994/1649.Railways Act 1993 (Consequential Modifications) (No.2) Order 1994.The whole order.
1996 c. 18.Employment Rights Act 1996.In Schedule 1, paragraph 60(2).
F1. . .F1. . .F1. . .
1998 c. 41.Competition Act 1998.In Schedule 10, paragraph 15(7)(a).
1999 c. 29.Greater London Authority Act 1999.Section 175(4).
In section 199(1), the words “, notwithstanding anything in subsection (10) of that section” and the words “, notwithstanding anything in subsection (9) of that section”.
Section 235(6).
In section 240(8), the definition of “the Franchising Director”.
In Schedule 18, paragraph 17.
In Schedule 19, paragraphs 1, 3, 4 and 5(5) and (6).
S.I. 1999/277.Parliamentary Commissioner Order 1999.In Article 2, the entries relating to—
the Central Rail Users’ Consultative Committee,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Eastern England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for North Eastern England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for North Western England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Scotland,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Southern England,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for the Midlands,
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Wales, and
the Rail Users’ Consultative Committee for Western England.
S.I. 1999/1750.Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999.In Schedule 2, in the entry relating to the Railways Act 1993, paragraphs (b) and (c).
2000 c. 36.Freedom of Information Act 2000.In Schedule 1, in Part VI, the entry relating to the British Railways Board.
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