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Bus Services Act 2017

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23Power to make consequential provision

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations make such provision as appears to the Secretary of State to be appropriate in consequence of any provision made by or under this Act.

(2)The power conferred by subsection (1) includes power to amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify—

(a)an Act passed before or in the same Session as this Act, or

(b)an instrument made under an Act before the regulations come into force.

(3)Regulations under this section must be made by statutory instrument.

(4)A statutory instrument which contains (whether alone or with other provision) regulations under this section that amend or repeal a provision of an Act may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(5)A statutory instrument which contains any other regulations under this section is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

24Power to make transitional, transitory or saving provision

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations make such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

(2)The regulations may in particular make provision about ticketing schemes under section 135 of the Transport Act 2000 relating to areas in England that exist immediately before the day on which section 7 of this Act comes into force.

(3)The regulations may include provision for treating such ticketing schemes as made under section 134C of the Transport Act 2000 (inserted by section 7 of this Act).

(4)Regulations under this section must be made by statutory instrument.

(5)A statutory instrument which contains regulations under this section is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

25Extent

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales only, subject to the following subsections.

(2)Section 17(1) to (4) extend to England and Wales and Scotland.

(3)Section 17(6) extends to Scotland only.

(4)Sections 23 to 27 extend to England and Wales and Scotland.

26Commencement

(1)The following come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 23;

(b)section 24;

(c)section 25;

(d)this section;

(e)section 27.

(2)Section 17 comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument appoint.

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act—

(a)come into force, for the purposes of making regulations or orders, on the day on which this Act is passed, and

(b)come into force, for remaining purposes, at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

27Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bus Services Act 2017.

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