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The Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Area (Adaptation of Enactments and Instruments) Order 1973

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2.—(1) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

the Act of 1968” means the Transport Act 1968;

the Act of 1972” means the Local Government Act 1972;

the additional undertaking” means the Wigan Corporation road passenger transport undertaking (known as the County Borough of Wigan Transport Department);

the Designation Order” means the South East Lancashire and North East Cheshire Passenger Transport Area (Designation) Order 1969(1);

the Executive” means the Passenger Transport Executive established under the Designation Order;

the operating authority” means the existing Wigan County Borough Council;

public service vehiclehas the same meaning as in the Road Traffic Act 1960;

the Railway Passenger Services Order” means the South East Lancashire and North East Cheshire Passenger Transport Area (Railway Passenger Services) Order 1971;

statutory provision” means a provision contained in, or in an instrument made under, an Act;

the successor authority”, in relation to the additional undertaking, means the council of the new district which comprises the whole or the major part of the area within which, immediately before 1st April 1974, the additional undertaking was being carried on;

the Transfer Order” means the South East Lancashire and North East Cheshire Passenger Transport Area (Transfer of Undertakings) Order 1969.

(2) Except where the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Order to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment.

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

(1)

(1969 I, p. 275).

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