Search Legislation

Bus Services Act 2017

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

13Appeals

After section 6E of the Transport Act 1985 (inserted by section 12) insert—

6FEnhanced partnership schemes: appeals

(1)A person may appeal to the Upper Tribunal against—

(a)a decision to record a requirement under section 6(2D) (recording of requirements specified in an enhanced partnership scheme) in relation to a service provided by the person,

(b)a refusal under section 6D(2) or (3) of an application made by the person, or

(c)a cancellation under section 6E of the registration of a service provided by the person.

(2)But if the decision, refusal or cancellation was made by a local transport authority by virtue of section 6G

(a)the appeal as regards that matter is to be made to a traffic commissioner, and

(b)the local transport authority or authorities operating the relevant enhanced partnership scheme under section 138A of the Transport Act 2000 is or are to be parties to the proceedings.

(3)On an appeal under subsection (2), a traffic commissioner may—

(a)uphold the decision,

(b)quash the decision, or

(c)substitute a decision for the decision made.

(4)Regulations may make provision—

(a)as to the time within which, and the manner in which, appeals under subsection (2) may be made, and

(b)as to the procedure to be followed in connection with such appeals.

(5)A decision of a traffic commissioner on an appeal under subsection (2) may be appealed to the Upper Tribunal by—

(a)the person who appealed under subsection (2), or

(b)the local transport authority or authorities operating the relevant enhanced partnership scheme.

(6)A local transport authority or authorities operating an enhanced partnership scheme under section 138A of the Transport Act 2000 may appeal to the Upper Tribunal against—

(a)a decision of a traffic commissioner to register a service that has a stopping place in the area to which the scheme relates, or

(b)a decision of a traffic commissioner not to record a requirement under section 6(2D) in relation to such a service.

(7)For the purposes of section 13(2) of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (appeals to Court of Appeal etc against decisions of the Upper Tribunal) the following persons are to be treated as parties to a case—

(a)the person whose service is in question;

(b)the local transport authority or authorities operating the relevant enhanced partnership scheme; and

(c)a traffic commissioner.

(8)In this section “local transport authority” has the meaning given in section 108(4) of the Transport Act 2000.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources