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Clause 200
 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANCARTY
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
294A     Page 107, line 14, after ("to") insert ("public") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
294B     Page 107, line 14, after ("transport,") insert ("including the transport needs of people with disabilities, including mobility impairments,") 
294C     Page 107, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  It shall be the duty of the Authority or Transport for London to provide the Committee with such information as may be necessary to enable the Committee to fulfil its responsibilities in subsection (1) above.")
 
  
Clause 201
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
294D     Page 108, line 10, after ("decision") insert ("and the reasons for reaching the decision") 
  
Schedule 16
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
294E     Page 240, leave out lines 37 to 40 and insert--
 
    ("(5)  A fee of such amount (if any) as Transport for London may determine shall be paid to Transport for London--
    (a)  by any applicant for a licence under this section, on making the application for the licence;
    (b)  by any applicant for the taking or re-taking of any test or examination, or any part of a test or examination, with respect to any matter of fitness, on making the application for the taking or re-taking of the test, examination or part; and
    (c)  by any person granted a licence under this section, on the grant of the licence.
    (5A)  In paragraph (b) of subsection (5) of this section "matter of fitness" means--
    (a)  any matter as respects which Transport for London must be satisfied before granting a licence under this section; or
    (b)  any matter such that, if Transport for London is not satisfied with respect to the matter, they may refuse to grant a licence under this section.
    (5B)  Different amounts may be determined under subsection (5) of this section for different purposes or different cases.
 
    (5C)  Transport for London may remit or refund the whole or part of a fee under subsection (5) of this section.")
 
294F     Page 241, leave out lines 29 to 32 and insert--
 
    ("(7)  A fee of such amount (if any) as Transport for London may determine shall be paid to Transport for London--
    (a)  by any applicant for a licence under this section, on making the application for the licence;
    (b)  by any applicant for the taking or re-taking of any test or examination, or any part of a test or examination, with respect to any matter of fitness, on making the application for the taking or re-taking of the test, examination or part; and
    (c)  by any person granted a licence under this section, on the grant of the licence.
    (8)  In paragraph (b) of subsection (7) of this section "matter of fitness" means--
    (a)  any matter as respects which Transport for London must be satisfied before granting a licence under this section; or
    (b)  any matter such that, if Transport for London is not satisfied with respect to the matter, they may refuse to grant a licence under this section.
    (9)  Different amounts may be determined under subsection (7) of this section for different purposes or different cases.
 
    (10)  Transport for London may remit or refund the whole or part of a fee under subsection (7) of this section.")
 
  
After Clause 205
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
294G     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" . The duty of the Secretary of State under section 16 of the Metropolitan Board of Works (Various Powers) Act 1885 to work a ferry-boat across the river Thames is transferred to Transport for London by this section.")The Woolwich Ferry.
1885 c. clxvii.
  
BY THE BARONESS GARDNER OF PARKES
 
295     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A person shall not smoke or carry lighted tobacco in a London taxi where passengers are by means of a prescribed notice informed that smoking is prohibited.
 
    (2)  For the purposes of this section, "prescribed notice" means a notice or marking of such type, and displayed in or on a London taxi in such manner, as the Secretary of State may by order prescribe.
 
    (3)  A passenger who contravenes subsection (1) may be required by the driver to leave a London taxi and, where the passenger refuses to comply with that requirement, may be removed by the driver or, on the request of the driver, by a constable.
 
    (4)  Nothing in subsection (3) shall be taken to relieve a passenger from the obligation to any pay fare and where a passenger is required to leave or is removed from a London taxi in accordance with that subsection before reaching his destination he shall be liable to pay the fare up to the point where he is required to leave or is removed from that taxi.
 
    (5)  A person who--
    (a)  contravenes subsection (1),
    (b)  refuses to comply with a requirement made in accordance with subsection (3), or
    (c)  resists lawful removal in accordance with that subsection,
is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
 
    (6)  Notwithstanding the provisions of any enactment requiring certain hirings to be accepted, it shall be lawful for the driver of a London taxi bearing a prescribed notice to refuse to carry a passenger who is smoking or carrying lighted tobacco.
Smoking in London taxis.
     (7)  In this section "London taxi" means a hackney carriage licensed under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869.")1869 c. 115.
296     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A person shall not smoke or carry lighted tobacco in a taxi or private hire vehicle where passengers are by means of a prescribed notice informed that smoking is prohibited.
 
    (2)  For the purposes of this section, "prescribed notice" means a notice or marking of such type, and displayed in or on a taxi or private hire vehicle in such manner, as the Secretary of State may by order prescribe.
 
    (3)  A passenger who contravenes subsection (1) may be required by the driver to leave a taxi or private hire vehicle and, where the passenger refuses to comply with that requirement, may be removed by the driver or, on the request of the driver, by a constable.
 
    (4)  A person who--
    (a)  contravenes subsection (1),
    (b)  refuses to comply with a requirement made in accordance with subsection (3), or
    (c)  resists lawful removal in accordance with that subsection,
is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
 
    (5)  Notwithstanding the provisions of any enactment requiring certain hirings to be accepted, it shall be lawful for the driver of a taxi bearing a prescribed notice to refuse to carry a passenger who is smoking or carrying lighted tobacco.
 
    (6)  In this section--
Smoking in London taxis and PHVs.
 
    private hire vehicle" means a vehicle licensed under the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998; and
1998 c. 34.
 
    taxi" means a hackney carriage licensed under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869.")
1869 c. 115.
  
Clause 206
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
296ZA     Page 109, line 30, at end insert ("outside the City of London") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
296A     Page 109, line 30, at end insert ("and the London Cycle Network") 
  
Clause 207
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
296AA     Page 110, line 14, at end insert--
        ("(4)  No order may be made under this section in respect of any road unless a draft of such proposed order has been circulated to all local authorities within Greater London for a consultation period of at least six months' duration, and the responses of such authorities to such draft order have been received and considered, and no order may be made designating a road as a GLA road with effect from a date prior to the end of such period of consultation and consideration.
        (5)  No order may be made under this section in respect of a road within the City of London if before the end of the consultation period referred to in subsection (4) above the Common Council have objected that such proposed order would adversely affect either--
      (a)  the integrity of any traffic management scheme within the City of London operated by or on behalf of the Common Council on the day before the Greater London Authority Act 1999 received Royal Assent, or
      (b)  the ability of the Common Council to ensure, or to assist and facilitate those responsible for ensuring, the security of the City of London and the people and businesses resident within it."")
 
296AB     Page 110, line 14, at end insert--
        ("(  )  The Secretary of State shall not make any order under this section in respect of any highway or proposed highway for which a London borough council or the Common Council is the highway authority, unless he has given 2 months' notice of the proposed order to the highway authority and considered any representations made."")
 
296AC     Page 110, line 14, at end insert--
        ("(  )  An order under this section may be made solely in respect of a road which is considered in itself and on its own merits to be of strategic importance in determining an integrated transport policy for Greater London.
        (  )  In making an order under this section, the boundary of any road to be designated as a GLA road shall lie at the edge of the carriageway and shall not extend to any side roads connecting with the road in question and neither shall this section confer any authority on Transport for London over the facia of or any fixtures to any building or structure in the vicinity of any GLA road."")
 
  
Clause 208
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
296B     Page 110, line 17, after ("London") insert ("and the London Assembly") 
296C     Page 110, line 21, after ("London") insert ("and the London Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
296CA     Page 111, line 16, at end insert--
        ("(7)  No order may be made under this section in respect of any road unless a draft of such proposed order has been circulated to all local authorities within Greater London for a consultation period of at least six months' duration, and the responses of such authorities to such draft order have been received and considered, and no order may be made designating a road as a GLA road, or (as the case may be) cease to be a GLA road, with effect from a date prior to the end of such period of consultation and consideration.
        (8)  No order may be made under this section in respect of a road within the City of London if before the end of the consultation period referred to in subsection (7) above the Common Council have objected that such proposed order would adversely affect either--
      (a)  the integrity of any traffic management scheme within the City of London operated by or on behalf of the Common Council on the day before the Greater London Authority Act 1999 received Royal Assent, or
      (b)  the ability of the Common Council to ensure, or to assist and facilitate those responsible for ensuring, the security of the City of London and the people and businesses resident within it."")
 
296CB     Page 111, line 16, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An order under this section may be made solely in respect of a road which is considered in itself and on its own merits to be of strategic importance in determining an integrated transport policy for Greater London, or (as the case may be) has ceased to be of such strategic importance.
 
    (  )  In making an order under this section, the boundary of any road to be designated as a GLA road, or (as the case may be) to cease to be a GLA road, shall lie at the edge of the carriageway and shall not extend to any side roads connecting with the road in question and neither shall this section confer any authority on Transport for London over the facia of or any fixtures to any building or structure in the vicinity of any GLA road."")
 
  
Clause 211
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
296CC     Page 112, line 33, at beginning insert ("Subject to subsection (11A) below,") 
296CD     Page 112, line 34, leave out ("affect,") and insert ("substantially affect traffic flows on or the operation of,") 
296CE     Page 112, line 35, after ("to") insert ("have such") 
296CF     Page 112, line 39, at end insert ("; but this section shall not take effect to oust the general authority, powers or responsibilities of any London borough council under the Town and Country Planning Acts, or any other enactment or enactments, including this Act, and shall apply only to any act or proposed act by or on behalf of a London borough council as it would affect the flow of traffic along or the maintenance and upkeep of any of the roads referred to above") 
296CG     Page 113, leave out lines 35 to 45 
296CH     Page 114, line 12, at end insert--
 
    ("(11A)  This section shall not apply to the exercise of any power if any effect on a GLA road or road in another London borough would not be a relevant consideration in the absence of this section.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
296D     Page 114, line 15, at end insert ("and includes the London Cycle Network") 
  
After Clause 211
 
  
BY THE LORD ARCHER OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE
 
297     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State may by regulations make provisions for and in connection with the establishment and operation by or on behalf of--
    (a)  the Authority,
    (b)  any London borough council, or
    (c)  the Common Council,
of schemes for imposing charges on undertakers of street works in Greater London.")
Charges on undertakers of street works.
  
Clause 212
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
297YA     Page 114, line 36, at end insert ("outside the City of London") 
297ZA     Page 114, line 37, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Clause 215
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297A     Page 116, line 34, leave out subsections (3) to (7) 
  
Clause 217
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297B     Page 118, line 30, after ("and") insert ("the Authority, through") 
297C     Page 118, line 32, after ("to") insert ("the Authority, through") 
297D     Page 118, line 36, after ("If") insert ("the Authority, through") 
297E     Page 119, line 9, after ("and") insert ("the Authority, through") 
 
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