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Bus Services Act 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Advanced quality partnership schemes

    1. 1.Advanced quality partnership schemes

    2. 2.Further amendments

    3. 3.Transitional provision

  3. Franchising schemes

    1. 4.Franchising schemes

    2. 5.Power to obtain information about local services

    3. 6.Further amendments

  4. Advanced ticketing schemes

    1. 7.Advanced ticketing schemes

    2. 8.Further amendments

  5. Enhanced partnership plans and schemes

    1. 9.Enhanced partnership plans and schemes

    2. 10.Information about local services

    3. 11.Registration of local services

    4. 12.Cancellation of registration etc

    5. 13.Appeals

    6. 14.Traffic commissioner functions

    7. 15.Further amendments

  6. Powers to make traffic regulation orders

    1. 16.Powers to make traffic regulation orders

  7. Information for bus passengers

    1. 17.Information for bus passengers

  8. Information about English bus services

    1. 18.Power to require provision of information about English bus services

  9. Registration of bus services

    1. 19.Variation or cancellation of registration: service information

    2. 20.Rail replacement bus services

    3. 21.Registration of English local services: fees where functions contracted out

  10. Bus companies: authorities in England

    1. 22.Bus companies: limitation of powers of authorities in England

  11. General

    1. 23.Power to make consequential provision

    2. 24.Power to make transitional, transitory or saving provision

    3. 25.Extent

    4. 26.Commencement

    5. 27.Short title

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Further amendments: advanced quality partnership schemes

      1. 1.Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)

      2. 2.(1) Section 6 (registration of local services) is amended as...

      3. 3.(1) Section 6A (applications for registration where restrictions are in...

      4. 4.In section 26 (conditions attached to a PSV operator’s licence),...

      5. 5.In section 82 (bus stations: restrictions on discriminatory practices, etc),...

      6. 6.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      7. 7.(1) Section 114 (quality partnership schemes) is amended as follows....

      8. 8.(1) Section 153 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

      9. 9.In section 155 (sanctions), in subsection (1), in paragraph (b),...

      10. 10.In section 162 (interpretation of Part 2), in subsection (1),...

      11. 11.(1) Schedule 10 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Further amendments: franchising schemes

      1. 1.Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)

      2. 2.In section 6 (registration of local services)—

      3. 3.(1) Section 26 (conditions attached to a PSV operator’s licence)...

      4. 4.In section 66 (powers of councils to run bus undertakings),...

      5. 5.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      6. 6.In the heading preceding section 124, after “schemes” insert “in...

      7. 7.(1) Section 124 (quality contracts schemes) is amended as follows....

      8. 8.In section 125 (notice and consultation requirements)—

      9. 9.In section 126 (approval of proposed schemes for areas in...

      10. 10.Omit sections 126A to 126E (QCS boards for schemes for...

      11. 11.In section 127 (making of scheme)— (a) in subsection (1),...

      12. 12.Omit sections 127A and 127B (appeals: schemes for areas in...

      13. 13.In section 131A (continuation of schemes for further periods)—

      14. 14.Omit section 131C (continuation of schemes for areas in England:...

      15. 15.In section 131E (appeals where proposed continuation considered exempt), in...

      16. 16.Omit section 131F (appeals where proposed continuation considered non-exempt).

      17. 17.In section 132 (variation or revocation of scheme)—

      18. 18.In section 132A (appeals where proposed variation considered exempt), in...

      19. 19.In section 132B (exemption from section 132 for specific variations...

      20. 20.In section 133 (regulations about schemes)— (a) in subsection (1)(b),...

      21. 21.(1) Section 155 (sanctions imposed by traffic commissioners) is amended...

      22. 22.(1) Section 160 (regulations and orders under Part 2) is...

      23. 23.(1) Section 162 (interpretation of Part 2) is amended as...

      24. 24.Local Transport Act 2008 (c. 26)

      25. 25.Omit sections 22 to 25 (QCS boards in England).

      26. 26.Omit section 27 (appeals against making of quality contract schemes...

      27. 27.Omit section 33 (continuation of quality contract schemes for areas...

      28. 28.Omit section 36 (appeals where proposed continuation of scheme considered...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Further amendments: advanced ticketing schemes

      1. 1.Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)

      2. 2.In section 26 (conditions attached to a PSV operator’s licence),...

      3. 3.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      4. 4.(1) Section 135 (joint and through ticketing schemes) is amended...

      5. 5.In section 153 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

      6. 6.In section 155 (sanctions), in subsection (1)(c), after “section” insert...

      7. 7.(1) Section 162 (interpretation of Part 2) is amended as...

      8. 8.(1) Schedule 10 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Further amendments: enhanced partnership plans and schemes

      1. 1.Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)

      2. 2.(1) Section 7 (application of traffic regulation conditions to services...

      3. 3.(1) Section 26 (conditions attached to a PSV operator’s licence)...

      4. 4.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      5. 5.In section 153 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

      6. 6.(1) Section 155 (sanctions relating to Part 2 of the...

      7. 7.(1) Section 160 (regulations and orders under Part 2) is...

      8. 8.In section 162 (interpretation of Part 2 of the Act),...

      9. 9.(1) Schedule 10 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

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