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(1)The provisions of the Second Schedule to this Act shall as from the vesting date have effect with respect to the distribution among the Boards of the Commission’s functions under the enactments there mentioned.
(2)Subject to that Schedule, and to any other provision in this Act, the functions of the Commission under any statutory provision, other than the M1Transport Act 1947, the M2Transport Act 1953, and this Act, shall be transferred to the Board or Boards specified in the following provisions of this section.
(3)If and so far as the statutory provision relates to an undertaking, or a part of an undertaking, or property transferred to a Board by this Part of this Act, the functions of the Commission under that statutory provision shall be transferred to that Board.
(4)If and so far as the statutory provision authorises the carrying out of works designed to be used in connection with an undertaking or part of an undertaking transferred to a Board, or the acquisition of land for the purpose of carrying out such works, the functions of the Commission under that statutory provision shall be transferred to that Board.
(5)If the statutory provision authorises the Commission to appoint, nominate, or concur in or approve the appointment or nomination of, a member of some body or the holder of some other office—
(a)this Act shall not affect the tenure of office of any person appointed or nominated under the statutory provision before the vesting date, and
(b)subject to that, the functions of the Commission under the statutory provision shall be transferred to such Board as the Minister may direct by order contained in a statutory instrument.
An order under this subsection may provide for the function so transferred being exercised jointly by two or more Boards or separately by two or more Boards.
(6)Subject to the foregoing provisions of this section, the functions of the Commission under any statutory provision, other than the M3Transport Act 1947, the M4Transport Act 1953, and this Act, shall be transferred to the Railways Board.
(7)In this section references to the Commission include references to any Executive of the Commission, and references to statutory provisions include those passed or made between the passing of this Act and the vesting date.
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