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SCHEDULE 15
 
  AMENDMENT OF ENACTMENTS RELATING TO THE LONDON REGIONAL PASSENGERS' COMMITTEE
 
The Transport Act 1962
      1. In section 56(20)(b) of the Transport Act 1962 (meaning of "consultative committee" for the purposes of the section) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
 
The Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
      2. In section 14 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (regard to be had to the desirability of appointing persons with experience of the needs of disabled persons to statutory committees) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
 
The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975
      3. In Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, in Part III (holders of certain offices disqualified for membership of the House of Commons) for "Chairman in receipt of remuneration of the London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "Chairman in receipt of remuneration of the London Transport Users' Committee".
 
 
The Transport Act 1985
      4. - (1) Section 123 of the Transport Act 1985 (supplementary provisions relating to bus substitution services etc) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1)(a) (definition of "Area Committee") for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
      (3) For the words in subsection (1) following paragraph (c), beginning "the London Regional Passengers' Committee" to the end of the subsection (meaning of "London area"), there shall be substituted "the London Transport Users' Committee is the Rail Users' Consultative Committee by virtue of section 2(9) of the Railways Act 1993.".
 
 
The Railways Act 1993
      5. - (1) The Railways Act 1993 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) Section 2(1) (which abolishes the Area Transport Users Consultative Committees and provides that the London Regional Passengers' Committee shall cease to be treated as such a committee) shall cease to have effect.
 
      (3) In section 2(9) (which gives the meaning of "the Greater London area" for the purposes of the section) for the words from "immediately before the coming into force of this section" to the end there shall be substituted "immediately before the coming into force of section 202(1) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (which substitutes the London Transport Users' Committee for the London Regional Passengers' Committee in subsection (4) above) the London Regional Passengers' Committee was the consultative committee under subsection (4) above.
 
      (4) In section 3(3)(b) (chairmen of consultative committees and chairman of London Regional Passengers' Committee to be members of the Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
      (5) In section 47(4)(b) (modification of section 123 of the Transport Act 1985 relating to bus substitution services in its application to the Franchising Director) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
      (6) In section 145(7) (interpretation of the section, which relates to restrictions on disclosure of information under the Act) for "London Regional Passengers' Committee" there shall be substituted "London Transport Users' Committee".
 
 
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