SCHEDULEAmendments to the Transport Act 1968

2.—(1) Section 9 (areas, authorities and executives) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)(a)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (i), for “Greater Manchester” there is substituted “a metropolitan county which is or is included in a combined authority area”;

(b)sub-paragraph (ia) is omitted.

(3) After subsection (1)(a) there is inserted—

(aa)any reference to a “combined authority” is to an authority established under section 103(1) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 for an area which is or includes a metropolitan county;

(ab)any reference to a “combined authority area” is to an area for which a combined authority is established;.

(4) In subsection (1)(b), for sub-paragraph (ia) there is substituted—

(ia)in relation to a combined authority area, the combined authority;.

(5) In subsections (2), (3) and (5), for “the area of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority” there is substituted “a combined authority area”.

(6) Subsection (5A) is omitted.