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75Termination of Transport Tribunal.N.I.

(1)As from the appointed day the Transport Tribunal for Northern Ireland shall cease to exist.

(2)The functions which immediately before the day appointed for the purposes of subsection (1) were exercisable by the said Tribunal by virtue of section 48(1)( e) of the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 [1948 c.16] (which transferred to that Tribunal functions which were exercisable before the passing of the Road and Railway Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1935 [1935 c.15] by the Railway and Canal Commission as respects matters within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland and the functions exercisable by the tribunal established by section 7 of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act (Northern Ireland) 1929 [1929 c.21] shall as from that day be transferred to and exercisable by the Ministry.

Subs.(3)(4) rep. by SLR 1976

[F175AGrants for transport facilities and services.N.I.

The Department may make, in such cases and subject to such terms and conditions as it thinks fit, grants to any person towards expenditure incurred or to be incurred by that person in providing, maintaining or improving—

(a)any motor vehicle, equipment or other facilities and services provided wholly or mainly for the purpose of facilitating travel by members of the public who are disabled; or

(b)any equipment or facilities specially designed or adapted for that purpose which are incorporated in any motor vehicle, equipment or other facilities not provided wholly or mainly for that purpose.]

S. 76 rep. by 1984 NI 15

S.77 rep. by SLR 1976


Save as may otherwise be specifically provided, regulations made under this Act shall be subject to negative resolution.

S.79(1) amends s.2 of 1930 c.24 (NI); subs.(2) rep. by 1984 NI 15; subs.(3) rep. by 1981 NI 1

80Saving for powers of Minister of Transport, etc.N.I.

(1)Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting any powers of the Minister of Transport or of the Crown Estate Commissioners, or as authorising any matter or thing to be done without the consent of the Minister of Transport or of the Crown Estate Commissioners in any case where that consent is required to be obtained by virtue of section 9 of the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1932 [1932 c.11] .

[F2(1A)Nothing in Part VA—

(a)affects prejudicially any estate, right, power, privilege, authority or exemption of the Crown; or

(b)authorises the taking, using or entering of, or interference with, any land or hereditaments or any rights of whatsoever description (including any portion of the shore or bed of the sea or of any river, channel, creek, bay or estuary) belonging to Her Majesty in right of Her Crown and under the management of the Crown Estate Commissioners without the consent in writing of those Commissioners.]

(2)Save as aforesaid, this Act shall bind the Crown to the full extent authorised or permitted by the constitutional laws of Northern Ireland.


[F3(1)]In this Act—

  • “appointed day” means, in relation to any provision of this Act, such day as may be appointed under section 83(2) for the coming into operation of that provision;

  • “the Authority” has the meaning assigned to it by section 68(1);

  • Definition rep. by 1984 NI 15

  • [F4“the Council” means the General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland]

  • “goods” means tangible, moveable objects including livestock, animals and burden of every kind other than human beings;

  • “the Holding Company” has the meaning assigned to it by section 47(1);

  • “the Lands Tribunal” means the Lands Tribunal for Northern Ireland;

  • Definition rep. by 1984 NI 15

  • “the Minister” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(2);

  • “the Ministry” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(4);

  • “motor vehicle” means a road vehicle moved, propelled or drawn by mechanical or electrical power;

  • “operators' licences” and “road freight operators” have the meanings assigned to them by section 14;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made under this Act;

  • “railway services” and “railway undertaking” have the meanings assigned to them by section 55;

  • “road”, …F5, has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic [F6 (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 [1981 NI 1] ];

  • “road authority”F7 has the meaning assigned to it by section 42 of the Roads Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 [1948 c.28] ;

  • “road service licence” has the meaning assigned to it by section 4(1);

  • “stage services” means bus services within the meaning of section 14(7) of the Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 [1966 c.21] ;

  • “statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1( f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 [1954 c.33] ;

  • “subsidiary”, in relation to the Holding Company, has[F8 the meaning given by Article 4 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986];

  • “vehicle licences” has the meaning assigned to it by section 17(1).

[F3(2)Any reference in this act to an inspector appointed under Part IV shall be construed in accordance with paragraph (4) of Article 74 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (appointment of vehicle examiners).]

S. 82 rep. by 1984 NI 15

83Short title and commencement.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1967.


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