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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 12E+W+SOther minor and consequential amendments

Railway Heritage Act 1996 (c. 42)E+W+S

13(1)The Railway Heritage Act 1996 is amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)Section 1 (bodies to which the Act applies) is to become subsection (1) of that section and is amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (f), for the words from “Strategic” to the end substitute “ Secretary of State ”;

(b)in paragraph (g), for “Authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In that section, after that subsection insert—

(2)The Secretary of State may, by order made by statutory instrument, modify subsection (1) by adding a body or a description of body to the list of bodies to which this Act applies.

(3)Before making an order under subsection (2), the Secretary of State must consult the bodies that appear to him to be the ones that will become bodies to which this Act applies on the coming into force of the order.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (2) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(4)In section 2 (establishment of statutory committee)—

(a)in paragraph (a) of subsection (2), omit “the Authority with the approval of”;

(b)in paragraph (c) of that subsection, for “requiring the Authority” substitute “ for the Secretary of State ”;

(c)in subsection (3), for “the Authority and with such other” substitute “ such ”.

(5)In section 4(6)(b) (exclusion of a disposal made in accordance with a transfer scheme under the 2000 Act from the application of sections 4 and 5), after “Transport Act 2000” insert “ or the Railways Act 2005 ”.