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Transport Act 2000

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137Making of scheme

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(1)If the authority or authorities decide that it is appropriate to make the scheme, they may make it as proposed or with modifications.

(2)If the scheme applies to tickets within section 135(4)(d), it may only be made with the agreement of the operators of the connecting rail or tram services concerned.

(3)The scheme must specify the date on which it is to come into operation, which must not be earlier than three months after the date on which it is made.

(4)Not later than 14 days after the date on which the scheme is made, the authority or authorities must give notice of it—

(a)in at least one newspaper circulating in the area to which it relates,

(b)to the traffic commissioner for each traffic area covering the whole or part of that area,

(c)to all operators of local services or services for the carriage of passengers by railway or by tramway (or by both) who would, in the opinion of the authority or authorities, be affected by it,

(d)to the Strategic Rail Authority if it applies to tickets within section 135(4)(d), and

(e)in such other manner, or to such other persons or class of person, (if any) as the appropriate national authority may prescribe by regulations.

(5)The notice must set out the terms of the scheme and the date on which it is to come into operation.

(6)The authority or authorities may vary or revoke the scheme; and the variation or revocation is subject to the same procedure as the making of the scheme, except to the extent that that procedure is modified by regulations made by the appropriate national authority.

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