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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The Boards and the Holding Company

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1. The four Boards.

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. The Railways Board

      1. 3. Duty and powers of Railways Board.

      2. 4. Railways Board’s road services.

      3. 4A.Railways Board’s road passenger transport services.

      4. 5. Railways Board’s shipping services and power to provide air services.

      5. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 7, 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. The Docks Board

      1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. The British Waterways Board

      1. 10. Duty and powers of British Waterways Board.

    5. Provisions concerning all the Boards

      1. 11. Development of land.

      2. 12.Pipe-lines.

      3. 13. The Boards’ powers of manufacture and production.

      4. 14. Supplemental provisions relating to the Boards’ powers.

      5. 15.Compulsory purchase of land.

      6. 15A. Compulsory purchase of land: British Waterways Board ...

      7. 16. Working agreements involving the delegation of special statutory powers.

      8. 17.Power to promote and oppose Bills.

    6. Financial provisions

      1. 18. Financial duty of Boards.

      2. 19. Borrowing powers of Boards.

      3. 20. Exchequer loans.

      4. 21. Treasury guarantees.

      5. 21A. British Waterways Board: guarantees by the Scottish Ministers

      6. 21A. Grants to the Railways Board.

      7. 22. Special provisions for Railways Board.

      8. 23. Financial provisions

      9. 24. Accounts.

    7. Supplemental provisions relating to the Boards

      1. 25. The Boards’ subsidiaries.

      2. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 27.Powers of Minister in relation to Boards.

      4. 28. Powers exercisable subject to Minister’s consent.

      5. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. Status of the Boards and the Holding Company

      1. 30. Status of Boards and the Holding Company.

  3. Part II Division of Commission’s Undertaking

    1. Property and functions

      1. 31. Distribution of Commission’s assets.

      2. 32. Distribution of Commission’s statutory functions.

      3. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 34.Transfer of staff.

      5. 35. Supplementary provisions relating to distribution of Commission’s undertaking.

    2. Capital debts and other financial provisions

      1. 36.Treasury to take over liability for Transport Stock.

      2. 37. Transfer of redemption funds.

      3. 38.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 39.Commencing capital debts of the new bodies.

      5. 40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 41. Exemptions from stamp duty.

      2. 42.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Transport Charges and Facilities

    1. General

      1. 43. Charges and facilities: general provisions.

      2. 44—49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Charges and conditions at harbours

      1. 50.†Port charges and conditions at harbours.

      2. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 52. Independent railway and inland waterway undertakings.

      2. 53. Coastal shipping.

      3. 54. Advance information about railway and shipping closures.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. The Nationalised Transport Advisory Council, the Consultative Committees and the Transport Tribunal

      1. 55. Miscellaneous and General

      2. 56. The Passengers’ Council and London Transport Users’ Committee.

      3. 56A. Miscellaneous and General

      4. 57. The Transport Tribunal.

    2. Provisions relating to the Boards

      1. 58, 59. Miscellaneous and General

      2. 60. Miscellaneous and General

      3. 61. Amendment of enactments relating to inland waterways.

      4. 62. Local enactments relating to the supply of water for canals.

      5. 63. Abstraction of water by British Waterways Board.

      6. 64. Miscellaneous and General

      7. 65. The railway savings banks.

      8. 66. Miscellaneous and General

      9. 67. Byelaws for railways and railway shipping services.

      10. 68. Custody of lost property on London Board’s transport system.

      11. 69. Miscellaneous and General

      12. 70. Transport police constables.

      13. 71. Miscellaneous and General

      14. 72. General provisions as to terms and conditions of employment of staff.

      15. 73. The powers of the Boards and the Holding Company as regards pensions and pension schemes.

      16. 74. Minister’s power to make orders about pensions.

      17. 75.Transitional provisions relating to pensions.

    3. Transitory provisions concerning the Commission

      1. 76—78. Miscellaneous and General

      2. 79. Power to make special payments on the termination of the appointment of members of the Commission or Executive.

      3. 80. Miscellaneous and General

    4. Compensation to officers and servants of the Commission

      1. 81. Compensation to officers and servants of the Commission.

    5. Miscellaneous provisions

      1. 82. Miscellaneous and General

      2. 83. Abandonment of independent railways.

      3. 84. Minor amendments relating to railways.

      4. 85. Miscellaneous and General

      5. 86. Application of Town and Country Planning Acts.

      6. 87. Miscellaneous and General

      7. 88. Miscellaneous and General

    6. Supplemental

      1. 89. Duty to give effect to Minister’s directions.

      2. 90.Inquiries.

      3. 91. Repeal of local enactments.

      4. 92. Interpretation.

      5. 93. Application to Northern Ireland.

      6. 94.Minister’s expenses.

      7. 95.Repeal and savings.

      8. 96.Short title and commencement.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      The Boards . . . and The Holding Company

      1. Part I The Four Boards

        1. 1.Each Board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession...

        2. 2.Each Board may act notwithstanding a vacancy among its members....

        3. 3.The quorum of the Railways Board shall be five, and...

        4. 4.The application of the seal of any Board shall be...

        5. 5.Every document purporting to be an instrument issued by any...

        6. 6.(1) A member of any Board shall hold and vacate...

        7. 7.(1) Before appointing a person to be a member of...

        8. 8.(1) Each Board— (a) shall pay to the members thereof...

      2. Part II . . .

      3. Part III . . .

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Transfer of Commission’s Statutory Functions

      1. Part I Public Acts

        1. The Railway Fires Act, 1905

        2. 5 Edw. 7. c. 11

        3. The London Passenger Transport Act, 1933

          23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 14

          1. In the London Passenger Act, 1933 (so far as not...

        4. Transfer of Commission’s Statutory Functions

        5. Transfer of Commission’s Statutory Functions

        6. The Coast Protection Act, 1949

        7. 12, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 74

          1. 1.(1) In paragraph (d) of subsection (2) and subsection (8)...

          2. 2.In paragraph (c) of the proviso to subsection (4) of...

        8. The Transport Charges &c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1954

        9. 2 & 3 Eliz. 2. c. 64

        10. The Food and Drugs Act, 1955

          4 Eliz. 2. c. 16

        11. The Food and Drugs (Scotland) Act, 1956

        12. 4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 30

      2. Part II

        1. The Railway Air Transport Act of 1929

          1. 3.(1) In the Railway Air Transport Acts—

      3. Part III Other Functions under Local Enactments

        1. The London Passenger Transport Acts of 1934 to 1947

          1. In the local Acts cited as the London Passenger Transport...

        2. The British Transport Commission Act 1949

        3. 12 & 13 Geo. 6. c. xxix

        4. The British Transport Commission Order Confirmation Act 1953

        5. 1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. xx

        6. The British Transport Commission Act 1953

        7. 1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. xlii

        8. The British Transport Commission Act 1954

        9. 2 & 3 Eliz. 2. c. lv

        10. The British Transport Commission Act 1957

        11. 5 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. xxxiii

        12. The British Transport Commission Act 1958

        13. 6 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. xliv

        14. The British Transport Commission Order Confirmation Act 1959

        15. 7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. xxxvi

        16. The British Transport Commission Act 1959

        17. 7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. xliv

        18. The British Transport Commission Act 1961

        19. 9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. xxxvi

      4. Part IV The Railways Clauses Acts

        1. The following enactments in the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845,...

    3. THIRD–FIFTH SCHEDULES

    4. SIXTH SCHEDULE

      Distribution of Commission’s Undertaking

      1. Distribution of property among the Boards

        1. 1.(1) It shall be the duty of the Boards and...

      2. Construction of Agreements, Statutory Provisions and Documents

        1. 2.(1) On and after the vesting date any agreement to...

      3. Third parties affected by vesting provisions

        1. 3.(1) Without prejudice to the provisions of the last foregoing...

      4. Minister’s power to alter distribution of property and functions

        1. 4.(1) The Minister shall have power— (a) for the purpose...

      5. Special provisions relating to transferred heritage in Scotland

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies to any heritable property or right...

      6. Transitory protection for Boards affected by works carried out by another Board

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies in relation to works which a...

    5. SEVENTH SCHEDULE

      Transitional Provisions

      1. Part I Transport Stock

        1. 1.Any certificate issued or other thing done before the vesting...

        2. 2.(1) Any direction relating to the payment of interest to...

        3. 3, 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. 5—7.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Part III Consultative Committees

        1. Areas and members of existing Consultative Committees

          1. 8.The areas for which under section six of the Transport...

          2. 9, 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. Directions

          1. 11.(1) If when the principal section comes into force there...

      4. Part IV Pensions

        1. Employees’ rights to continue to participate in pension schemes after transfer

          1. 12.(1) A person who at any time after the passing...

          2. 13.(1) The Minister may make orders with respect to the...

        2. Provisions to be included in orders about pensions

          1. 14.(1) The Minister shall in exercise of the powers conferred...

        3. Existing pensions payable by Commission as of grace

          1. 15.(1) This paragraph applies to annual and other periodical payments...

          2. 16.(1) If it appears to the Minister, upon representations made...

        4. Continuation of existing pension regulations, etc.

          1. 17.(1) Sections ninety-eight to one hundred of the Transport Act...

      5. Part V

        1. 18—22.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. Pensions and other payments to members of the Commission

          1. 23.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 24.The London Board, the Docks Board, the British Waterways Board...

    6. EIGHTH SCHEDULE

      Transport Charges and Facilities Enactments Ceasing to have effect

      1. The Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (8 & 9 Vict. c. 20)

      2. The Railways Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act 1845 (8 & 9 Vict. c. 33)

      3. The Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854 17 & 18 Vict. c. 31)

      4. The Railways Act 1921 (11 & 12 Geo. 5. c. 55)

      5. The London Passenger Transport Act 1933 (23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 14)

      6. The Road and Rail Traffic Act 1933 (23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 53)

      7. The Transport Act 1953 (1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. 13)

    7. NINTH SCHEDULE

      Port Charges

      1. Ship, passenger and merchandise dues

        1. 1. Port Charges

        2. 2. Port Charges

        3. 3. Port Charges

        4. 4. Port Charges

      2. Other port charges

        1. 5.(1) The charges made by any of the Boards or...

      3. General

        1. 6. Port Charges

    8. TENTH SCHEDULE

      . . .

    9. ELEVENTH SCHEDULE

      Application to Northern Ireland

      1. Part I Provisions extending to Northern Ireland

      2. Part II Modifications

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 2.In section seventeen, references to Bills in Parliament shall include...

        3. 3.In subsection (8) of section thirty-four, for references to the...

        4. 4.In subsection (2) of section seventy-two, the reference to the...

        5. 5.In subsection (5) of section seventy-four, the reference to the...

        6. 6.(1) A referee or board of referees for the purposes...

        7. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 8.In subsection (9) of section seventy-four, for the reference to...

        9. 9.In sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 1 of the Sixth Schedule,...

        10. 10.An arbitrator for the purposes of paragraph 3 of the...

        11. 11.References to enactments or statutory provisions include references to enactments...

    10. TWELFTH SCHEDULE

      1. Part I . . .

      2. Part II . . .

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