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Transport Act 2000

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118Effect of scheme

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(1)The authority or authorities must—

(a)provide the specified facilities not later than the date on which the scheme is to come into operation, and

(b)continue to provide them throughout the period during which it remains in operation.

(2)But subsection (1) does not apply in relation to any period during which the authority or authorities are temporarily unable to provide the facilities owing to circumstances beyond their control.

(3)Nor does it apply in the case of the Secretary of State or the National Assembly for Wales if he or it is unable to provide the facilities owing to the variation or revocation of a traffic regulation order.

(4)The operator of a local service may not use facilities provided under a quality partnership scheme unless—

(a)he has given a written undertaking to the traffic commissioner for each traffic area covering the whole or part of the area to which the scheme relates that he will provide the service to the standard specified in the scheme when using the facilities, and

(b)he provides the service to that standard when using the facilities, except in relation to any period during which he is temporarily unable to do so owing to circumstances beyond his control.

(5)But subsection (4) does not apply in relation to services which are excluded from the scheme as a result of any provision of the scheme made in accordance with section 116(3).

(6)Where the exclusion of a local service from the scheme is made subject to conditions as a result of such a provision, those conditions are to be treated, during any period in which the scheme is in operation, as if they were prescribed particulars registered under section 6 of the [1985 c. 67.] Transport Act 1985 (registration of local services) of the service concerned.

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