Part 1Preliminary

1Citation and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Transport for London Act 2008 and, except for—

shall come into operation at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(2)The provisions mentioned in subsection (1) shall come into operation on the appointed day.

2General interpretation

In this Act—

3Appointed day

(1)In subsection (2) of section 1 (citation and commencement) of this Act “the appointed day” means such day as may be fixed by a decision of TfL, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(2)Different days may be fixed under this section for different provisions.

(3)No day fixed under this section may be before the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which this Act is passed.

(4)TfL shall cause to be published in a newspaper circulating in London and in the London Gazette notice—

(a)of the taking of any such decision and of a day fixed thereby; and

(b)of the general effect of the provisions of this Act coming into operation as from that day,

and the day so fixed shall not be earlier than the expiration of three months from the publication of the notice or, if it is published on two days, from the later of those days.

(5)Either a photostatic or other reproduction certified by the officer appointed for that purpose by TfL to be a reproduction of a page or part of a page of any such newspaper or the London Gazette bearing the date of its publication and containing any such notice shall be evidence of the publication of the notice and of the date of publication.