75Power to require display of certain informationE+W
(1)The appropriate national authority may make regulations requiring prescribed persons, or persons of a prescribed description, to display, in such place or places and in such manner as may be prescribed, information falling within subsection (2).
(2)The information referred to in subsection (1) is prescribed information, or information of a prescribed description, relating to persons or bodies with functions relating to public passenger transport services.
(3)Regulations under this section may provide that a traffic commissioner may impose a financial penalty on any operator of a public service vehicle who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a requirement imposed on the operator by regulations under this section.
(4)Regulations made by virtue of subsection (3) may—
(a)specify the maximum penalty that may be imposed by virtue of that subsection;
(b)require a traffic commissioner who has imposed a penalty by virtue of that subsection to give notice in writing to such persons as may be prescribed.
(5)A penalty imposed by virtue of subsection (3) is—
(a)payable to the appropriate national authority that made the regulations, and
(b)recoverable as a civil debt.
(6)An operator on whom a penalty is imposed by virtue of subsection (3) may appeal to the Transport Tribunal against the imposition of the penalty.
As respects appeals to the Transport Tribunal, see Schedule 4 to the TA 1985.
(7)The power to make regulations under this section is exercisable by statutory instrument.
(8)A statutory instrument containing regulations made under this section by the Secretary of State is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
(9)A statutory instrument containing regulations made under this section by the Welsh Ministers is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.
(10)In this section—
in relation to public passenger transport services operating wholly or partly in England, the Secretary of State;(b)
in relation to public passenger transport services operating wholly or partly in Wales, the Welsh Ministers;
“prescribed” means prescribed in regulations;
“public passenger transport services” has the meaning given by section 63(10)(a) of the TA 1985;
“public service vehicle” and “traffic commissioner” have the same meaning as in the PPVA 1981.
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