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  • specified provision(s) transitional sand savings provisions for commencing S.I. 2017/1179 by S.I. 2018/278 reg. 2 Sch.

27Bus service registration and traffic commissionersE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)The Transport Act 1985 is amended as set out in subsections (2) to (5).

(2)In section 6 (registration of local bus services), after subsection (10) insert—

(11)The power to make regulations under subsections (2), (3) and (9), so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, is exercisable by the Welsh Ministers (and not by the Secretary of State).

(3)In section 6A (applications for registration etc where restrictions are in force), after subsection (12) insert—

(13)The power to make regulations under subsection (11), so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, is exercisable by the Welsh Ministers (and not by the Secretary of State).

(4)In section 6B (applications for registration where quality contracts scheme in force), after subsection (8) insert—

(9)The power to make regulations under subsections (5) and (7), so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, is exercisable by the Welsh Ministers (and not by the Secretary of State).

(5)In section 7 (application of traffic regulation conditions to local bus services), after subsection (15) insert—

(16)The power to make regulations under subsections (6)(d), (9) and (11), so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, is exercisable by the Welsh Ministers (and not by the Secretary of State).

(6)Section 4C of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (power of senior traffic commissioner to give guidance and directions) is amended as set out in subsections (7) and (8).

(7)In subsection (1), in the second sentence, after ““subsection (5) below”” insert “ and, in relation to Wales, to subsection (6) below ”.

(8)After subsection (5) insert—

(6)The senior traffic commissioner may not give guidance or directions under this section as to the exercise of a function so far as the function could (apart from paragraph 8 of Schedule 7B to the Government of Wales Act 2006) be conferred or imposed by provision falling within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales.

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I1S. 27 in force at 1.4.2018 by S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 3(f)

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