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Part 1 E+WAmendments of the Transport Act 1968

1The TA 1968 is amended as follows.E+W

2(1)Section 9 (Passenger Transport Areas, Authorities and Executives) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(a)—

(a)after “the following areas” insert “ shall be designated as follows ”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (i) for “the metropolitan counties” substitute “ each of the metropolitan counties shall be an integrated transport area ”;

(c)the words “shall be a passenger transport area” become part of sub-paragraph (ii).

(3)In subsection (1)(b) for the words from the beginning to the end of sub-paragraph (i) substitute—

(b)any reference to “the Authority” is a reference to—

(i)in relation to an integrated transport area in England and Wales, the Integrated Transport Authority established for the metropolitan county which is coterminous with or includes that integrated transport area; and.

(4)In subsection (1)(c) for the words preceding sub-paragraph (i) substitute—

(c)any reference to “the Executive” is a reference to—.

(5)In subsection (2) after “The Executive for” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.

(6)In subsection (3) after “the Executive for any” insert “ integrated transport area or ”.

(7)In subsection (4) for “the Passenger Transport Authority” substitute “ the Authority ”.

(8)In subsection (5) for “a passenger transport area” substitute “ an integrated transport area ”.

(9)In consequence of the amendments made by this Part, the heading to that section becomes “ Areas, Authorities and Executives ”.

3(1)Section 9A (general functions of Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Before “passenger transport area” (in each place) insert “ integrated transport area or ”.

(3)In consequence of the amendments made by this Part, the heading to that section becomes “ General functions of Authorities and Executives ”.

4In section 10 (general powers of Executive), in each of subsections (1), (3) and (5), before “a passenger transport area” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

5In section 12(1) (borrowing powers of Executive) after “the Executive for” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

6In section 14(1) (accounts of Executive) after “The Executive for” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

7In section 15 (further functions of Authority), in subsections (1) and (6), before “a passenger transport area” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

8In section 16(1) (publication of annual report by Authority and Executive) after “The Authority for any” insert “ integrated transport area or ”.E+W

9In section 20(2) (special duty of Executives with respect to railway passenger services) after “the Executive for” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

10In section 23 (consents of, or directions by, Minister under Part 2), in each of subsections (1), (2) and (3), before “a passenger transport area” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

11In consequence of the amendments made by this Part—E+W

(a)the heading to Part 2 of that Act becomes “ Integrated Transport Areas and Passenger Transport Areas ”;

(b)in the italic cross-headings preceding sections 9 and 20, before “Passenger Transport Areas” there is inserted Integrated Transport Areas or.

12(1)Section 56 (assistance towards capital expenditure on public transport facilities) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (4)(a) after “general policies formulated by” insert “ an Integrated Transport Authority or ”.

(3)For subsection (6)(bb) substitute—

(bb)an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England;.

13In section 134(1) (duty to act in certain cases as body engaged in commercial enterprise) after “any area which is” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

14(1)Section 137 (machinery for negotiation and consultation with staff) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(c) after “any area which is” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.

(3)In subsection (3)(b)—

(a)after “such an Executive,” insert “ to the Integrated Transport Authority for the integrated transport area in question or, in Scotland, ”;

(b)for “relevant Passenger Transport Authority” substitute “ relevant Authority ”.

(4)In subsection (4) for “relevant Passenger Transport Authority” (in both places) substitute “ relevant Authority ”.

15In section 141(1) (application of Town and Country Planning Acts) after “any area which is” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

16In section 160(5) (stamp duty) after “any area which is” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.E+W

17(1)Schedule 5 (Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In Part 2 (the Executive), in paragraph 2, after “the Authority for” (in both places) insert “ the integrated transport area or, as the case may be, ”.

(3)In Part 3 (matters which may be dealt with by order under section 9), in paragraph 11, after “the Executive for” insert “ an integrated transport area or ”.

(4)The heading to the Schedule becomes “ Passenger Transport Executives ”.

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