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Transport Act 2000

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146Mandatory concessions: supplementary

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  • “disabled person” means a person who—

    (a)

    is blind or partially sighted,

    (b)

    is profoundly or severely deaf,

    (c)

    is without speech,

    (d)

    has a disability, or has suffered an injury, which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his ability to walk,

    (e)

    does not have arms or has long-term loss of the use of both arms,

    (f)

    has a learning disability, that is, a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning, or

    (g)

    would, if he applied for the grant of a licence to drive a motor vehicle under Part III of the [1988 c. 52.] Road Traffic Act 1988, have his application refused pursuant to section 92 of that Act (physical fitness) otherwise than on the ground of persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol,

  • “elderly person” means a person who has attained pensionable age (within the meaning given by the rules in paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the [1995 c. 26.] Pensions Act 1995),

  • “eligible service” means—

    (a)

    until section 92 of the [1965 c. 25.] Finance Act 1965 (grants towards duty charged on bus fuel) ceases to have effect as a result of section 154(6), a service in relation to which fuel used in operating the service falls to be taken into account for the purpose of calculating grant payable to the operator of the service under section 92 of that Act, and

    (b)

    after that time, a bus service of a class specified in an order made by the Secretary of State (as respects England) or the National Assembly for Wales (as respects Wales),

  • “a half-price travel concession”, in relation to a journey, means reduction of the fare for the journey to not more than one-half of that applicable to an adult who is not entitled to any reduction,

  • “relevant time” means—

    (a)

    any time on a Saturday or Sunday or on any day which is a bank holiday in England and Wales under the [1971 c. 80.] Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971, or

    (b)

    a time during the period from 9.30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on any other day, and

  • “travel concession authority” means—

    (a)

    a non-metropolitan district council in England,

    (b)

    a council of a county in England so far as they are the council for an area for which there are no district councils,

    (c)

    a Passenger Transport Executive for a passenger transport area in England, or

    (d)

    a county council or county borough council in Wales.

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