Part IVMiscellaneous and general

46Byelaws relating to Tramlink

(1)The Corporation may make byelaws regulating the use of and working of, and travel on, Tramlink, the maintenance of order on Tramlink and on the Corporation’s premises or other facilities provided in connection with Tramlink and the conduct of all persons including officers and servants of the Corporation while on those premises.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) above, byelaws under this section may contain provisions—

(a)with respect to tickets issued for travel on Tramlink, the payment of fares and charges and the evasion of payment of fares and charges;

(b)with respect to interference with, or obstruction of, the working of Tramlink or other facilities provided in connection with Tramlink;

(c)with respect to the use of tobacco or other substances and the prevention of nuisances;

(d)for regulating the passage of bicycles and other vehicles on ways and other places intended for the use of persons on foot within railway premises of the Corporation, not being premises within the boundary of any street;

(e)for the safe custody and delivery or disposal of property found in premises of the Corporation forming part of, or provided in connection with, Tramlink, or elsewhere on Tramlink and for fixing the charges which may be made in respect thereof; and

(f)for prohibiting or restricting the placing or leaving of any vehicle without its driver on any authorised railway, or in premises of the Corporation forming part of Tramlink.

(3)Byelaws made under this section may provide that any person contravening them shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding for each offence level 3 on the standard scale.

(4)Without prejudice to the taking of proceedings under subsection (3) above, if the contravention of any byelaw having effect under this section is attended with danger or annoyance to the public, or hindrance to the Corporation in the conduct of Tramlink, it shall be lawful for the Corporation summarily to take action to obviate or remove the danger, annoyance or hindrance.

(5)The power of making byelaws under this section shall include power to vary or repeal any byelaw previously made under this section.

(6)Subsections (5) to (11) of section 67 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (confirmation of byelaws) shall apply to any byelaws made by the Corporation under this section as they apply to any byelaws made under that section.