South Yorkshire Light Rail Transit Act 1993

1993 CHAPTER ii

An Act to make further provision with respect to the light rail transit system authorised by the South Yorkshire Light Rail Transit Acts 1988 to 1990; to authorise the construction of works and for other purposes.

[18th February 1993]



Under the Transport Acts 1968 and 1985 it is the general duty of the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (hereinafter called “the Executive”) to secure the provision of public passenger transport services for meeting the public transport requirements of their area in accordance with general policies formulated by the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Authority:


It is expedient that the powers of this Act should be conferred upon the Executive and that the other provisions in this Act should be enacted:


The purposes of this Act could not have been effected without the authority of Parliament when the Bill for this Act was deposited:


In relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of section 10 (1) (xxix) of the [1968 c. 73.] Transport Act 1968 have been observed:


Plans and sections showing the lines or situations and levels of the works to be constructed under the powers of this Act and plans of the lands authorised to be acquired or used by this Act, and a book of reference to such plans containing the names of the owners and lessees, or reputed owners and lessees, and of the occupiers of the said lands, were duly deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments and in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and with the proper officer of the Sheffield City Council, which plans, sections and book of reference are respectively referred to in this Act as “the deposited plans”, “the deposited sections” and “the deposited book of reference”:

May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted, by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—