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Local Transport Act 2008

Application: London

43.In relation to many of the matters covered in the Act, separate provision is made for London by other enactments, including the GLA Act 1999. The following table lists the provisions in the Act which have application in London.

Table 3: Measures which have application in London

Section or PartSubject of section or Part
Part 1The traffic commissioners.
Part 4: section 47 and Schedule 3Detention of certain public service vehicles used without valid operator’s licence.
Part 4: sections 53 and 54Use of private hire vehicles to provide local services outside London, power for Transport for London to extend the provisions to Greater London and power for Transport for London to make certain regulations in relation to taxis and hire cars.
Part 4: sections 55 and 56Carrying of passengers in wheelchairs in vehicles providing local services.
Part 4: sections 57 to 61Vehicles used under permits issued under sections 19 and 22 of the TA 1985.
Part 4: section 62Attachment of conditions to related licences (applies in London to a limited extent).
Part 6: sections 107 to 109Involvement of ITAs in charging schemes.  These provisions cater for the possibility of a future ITA being established in the vicinity of London, and the local traffic authority and/or the ITA seeking to make a charging scheme jointly with one or more charging authorities in London.
Part 6: section 112Charges.
Part 6: section 113Supplementary provision as to charging schemes.
Part 6: section 115Interference with functioning of equipment.
Part 6: section 116Use of equipment for charging schemes.
Part 6: section 117Power of national authority to require information from charging authorities.
Part 6: section 118Information: England and Wales.
Part 6: section 120London charging schemes: 10 year plan for share.
Part 6: section 121 and Schedule 6Application and apportionment of net proceeds of a London charging scheme.
Part 7: section 124Street works: reinstatement and remedial works
Part 7: section 125Amendment of certain requirements relating to goods vehicle operator licensing.
Part 7: section 126Goods vehicles used without operators’ licence: power to return detained vehicles.
Part 7: section 129Disclosure of information relating to foreign-registered vehicles.

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