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Application to disabilityE+W+S

32This Part of this Schedule applies in relation to disability discrimination.E+W+S

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I1Sch. 3 wholly in force at 1.10.2012; Sch. 3 not in force at Royal assent see s. 216; Sch. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for certain purposes by S.I. 2010/2317, art. 2(3); Sch. 3 in force so far as not already in force at 1.10.2012 by S.I. 2012/1569, art. 2(d)

Transport by airE+W+S

33(1)Section 29 does not apply to—E+W+S

(a)transporting people by air;

(b)a service provided on a vehicle for transporting people by air.

(2)Section 29 does not apply to anything governed by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air.

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I2Sch. 3 wholly in force at 1.10.2012; Sch. 3 not in force at Royal assent see s. 216; Sch. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for certain purposes by S.I. 2010/2317, art. 2(3); Sch. 3 in force so far as not already in force at 1.10.2012 by S.I. 2012/1569, art. 2(d)

[F1Transport by land: road]E+W+S

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34(1)Section 29 does not apply to transporting people by land, unless the vehicle concerned is—E+W+S

(a)a hire-vehicle designed and constructed for the carriage of passengers and comprising no more than 8 seats in addition to the driver's seat,

(b)a hire-vehicle designed and constructed for the carriage of passengers, comprising more than 8 seats in addition to the driver's seat and having a maximum mass not exceeding 5 tonnes,

(c)a hire-vehicle designed and constructed for the carriage of goods and having a maximum mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes,

(d)a vehicle licensed under section 48 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 or section 7 of the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998 (or under a provision of a local Act corresponding to either of those provisions),

(e)a private hire car (within the meaning of section 23 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982),

(f)a public service vehicle (within the meaning given by section 1 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981),

(g)a vehicle built or adapted to carry passengers on a railway or tramway (within the meaning, in each case, of the Transport and Works Act 1992),

(h)a taxi,

(i)a vehicle deployed to transport the driver and passengers of a vehicle that has broken down or is involved in an accident, or

(j)a vehicle deployed on a system using a mode of guided transport (within the meaning of the Transport and Works Act 1992).

(2)Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 applies for the purposes of this paragraph as it applies for the purposes of paragraph 3 of that Schedule.

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I3Sch. 3 wholly in force at 1.10.2012; Sch. 3 not in force at Royal assent see s. 216; Sch. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for certain purposes by S.I. 2010/2317, art. 2(3); Sch. 3 in force so far as not already in force at 1.10.2012 by S.I. 2012/1569, art. 2(d)

[F2Transport by land: railE+W+S

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34ASection 29 does not apply to anything governed by Regulation (EC) No 1371/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on rail passengers' rights and obligations. M1]E+W+S

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Marginal Citations

M1OJ No. L315, 3.12.2007, p.14.

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