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Transport Act 2000

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215Assumption of functions of Franchising Director
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(1)Schedule 16 transfers to the Authority the functions of the Franchising Director.

(2)All the property, rights and liabilities of the Franchising Director (including any rights and liabilities relating to staff appointed by him) are by virtue of this section transferred to the Authority.

(3)Nothing in this Part affects the validity of anything done by or in relation to the Franchising Director.

(4)There may be continued by or in relation to the Authority anything (including legal proceedings) which is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Franchising Director when his functions, property, rights and liabilities are transferred to the Authority.

(5)Anything done by the Franchising Director which is in effect immediately before his functions, property, rights or liabilities are transferred to the Authority shall be treated as if done by the Authority.

(6)The Authority shall be substituted for the Franchising Director in private Acts, instruments made under Acts, other documents and legal proceedings.

(7)For the purposes of the [1996 c. 18.] Employment Rights Act 1996, where a person employed in the civil service of the state becomes an employee of the Authority by virtue of this section—

(a)his period of employment in the civil service of the state counts as a period of employment with the Authority, and

(b)the change of employment does not break the continuity of the period of employment.

(8)In consequence of the preceding provisions of this section the office of Franchising Director is abolished.

(9)If the Secretary of State determines that there are special circumstances which make it right that the person who is the Franchising Director immediately before the office is abolished should receive compensation, the Secretary of State shall pay to that person such compensation as may be determined by the Secretary of State.

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