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The West Midlands Passenger Transport Area (Designation) Order 1969

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2.—(1) In this Order—

the Act of 1933” means the Local Government Act 1933;

the Act of 1968” means the Transport Act 1968;

the appointed day” means the 1st April 1969;

the Authority” means the Authority for the designated area established in accordance with this Order;

the constituent councils” means all the county councils, county borough councils and county district councils whose areas fall wholly or partly within the designated area;

the designated area” means the West Midlands Passenger Transport Area designated by Article 3;

the Executive” means the Passenger Transport Executive for the designated area established in accordance with this Order;

the Minister” means the Minister of Transport.

(2) Except where the context otherwise requires, in this Order—

(a)references to Articles and Schedules are references to the relevant Articles and Schedules of this Order, and

(b)references to any enactment shall be construed as references to that enactment as amended by or under any subsequent enactment.

(3) Any provision in this Order requiring or authorising any town clerk or clerk of a constituent council to do any act or thing shall be construed as a provision authorising that act or thing to be done by any deputy of his or by any officer or servant of his council duly authorised in that behalf by him or by his deputy.

(4) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this Order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

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