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Before Clause 219
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297H     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) Section 45 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (designation of paying parking places on highways) shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1), in the second paragraph (which requires a local authority outside Greater London which is not the traffic authority to obtain the consent of the traffic authority to any designation) the words "outside Greater London" shall cease to have effect.
 
    (3)  After subsection (1) there shall be inserted--
        (1A)  Transport for London may not by virtue of subsection (1) above designate parking places on any highway which is not a GLA road."
    (4)  In subsection (7), in the definition of "local authority", at the end of paragraph (a) there shall be added "or Transport for London".
 
    (5)  In subsection (7), in the definition of "the local authority", after the words "in whose area the site is" there shall be added "unless the site is in Greater London, in which case--
      (i)  if the site is on a GLA road and the parking place is, or is proposed to be, designated by Transport for London, "the local authority" means Transport for London;
      (ii)  if the site is on a GLA road and the parking place is, or is proposed to be, designated by the London local authority in whose area the site is, "the local authority" means that London local authority; and
      (iii)  if the site is on a highway which is not a GLA road, "the local authority" means the London local authority in whose area the site is."
    (6)  After subsection (7) there shall be added--
        (8)  In this section--
Designation of paying parking places on highways.
1984 c. 27.
 
      GLA road" has the same meaning as in the Highways Act 1980 (see sections 329(1) and 14D(1) of that Act);
      London local authority" means the council of a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London.
        (9)  For the purposes of this section and sections 46 to 55 of this Act, Transport for London's area shall be taken to be Greater London.")
1980 c. 66.
297J     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) Section 73 of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (appointment of parking adjudicators by joint committee of London authorities) shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  For subsection (1) (London authorities to establish a joint committee within two months of issue of first guidance under section 63 of that Act) there shall be substituted--
Appointment of parking adjudicators by joint committee.
1991 c. 40.
 
        (1)  The London local authorities and Transport for London (in this section referred to as "the appointing authorities") shall establish a single joint committee under section 101(5) of the Local Government Act 1972 ("the Joint Committee") before 4th September 2000 or such later date as the Secretary of State may by order specify.
1972 c. 70.
 
        (1A)  For the purposes of subsection (1) above, sections 101(5) and 102 of the Local Government Act 1972 shall have effect as if Transport for London were a local authority."
    (3)  In subsection (2) (functions of London authorities under sections 73 and 74 to be exercised by the Joint Committee) the words "and section 74 of this Act" shall cease to have effect.
 
    (4)  For the words "London authorities", wherever occurring, there shall be substituted "appointing authorities".")
1972 c. 70.
  
Clause 219
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297K     Page 119, line 37, leave out subsection (1) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297L     Page 119, line 44, after ("of") insert ("the Authority, through") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297M     Page 120, line 4, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  Before setting the level of any charges under subsection (1) above, Transport for London must consult the London local authorities.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297N     Page 120, line 7, leave out ("Transport for London and") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297P     Page 120, line 8, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("Mayor of London") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297Q     Page 120, line 8, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("London Mayor and Assembly") 
297R     Page 120, line 12, leave out ("Transport for London or, as the case may be") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297S     Page 120, line 15, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("Mayor of London") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297T     Page 120, line 15, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("London Mayor and Assembly") 
297U     Page 120, line 16, after ("by") insert ("Transport for London or, as the case may be") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297V     Page 120, line 20, leave out from first ("by") to end of line 21 and insert ("order made by the Mayor of London.") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297W     Page 120, leave out line 21, and insert ("London Mayor and Assembly") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297X     Page 120, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  Levels of additional parking charges set in accordance with this section may only come into force in accordance with section 74A below.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
297Y     Page 120, line 22, after ("of") insert ("the Authority, through") 
297XA     Page 120, line 26, at beginning insert ("The Authority, through") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XB     Page 120, leave out line 29 and insert ("have been set in accordance with the provisions of this section.") 
297XC     Page 120, line 31, after ("section") insert ("or section 74A below") 
297XD     Page 120, line 35, at end insert ("or section 74A below") 
297XE     Page 120, line 35, at end insert-- 
     ("(8A)  Section 122 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (exercise of functions by local authorities) shall apply in relation to--
    (a)  Transport for London,
    (b)  the London local authorities, and
    (c)  the Mayor of London,
and functions conferred on them by or under this section as it applies to local authorities and functions conferred on them by or under that Act.")
1984 c. 27.
297XF     Page 120, line 42, at end insert-- 
 ("Additional parking charges: reserve powers of Secretary of State.     74A.--(1) Where the Mayor of London--
    (a)  on a submission under subsection (3) of section 74 above, approves any levels of additional parking charges, or
    (b)  sets any such levels under subsection (4) of that section,
 
 
    he shall notify the Secretary of State of the levels of charges so approved or set.
 
      (2)  Where notification of any levels of charges is required to be given under subsection (1) above, the levels of charges shall not come into force until after the expiration of--
    (a)  the period of one month beginning with the day on which the notification is given, or
    (b)  such shorter period as the Secretary of State may allow.
    (3)  If, before the expiration of that period, the Secretary of State gives notice to the Mayor of London that he objects to the levels of charges on the grounds that some or all of them are or may be excessive, those levels of charges shall not come into force unless and until the objection has been withdrawn.
 
    (4)  If, at any time before the levels of charges required to be notified under subsection (1) above to the Secretary of State have come into force, the Secretary of State considers that some or all of them are excessive, he may make regulations setting the levels of charges.
 
    (5)  Levels of charges set under subsection (4) above must be no higher than those notified under subsection (1) above.
 
    (6)  Subsections (5) and (6) of section 74 above shall apply in relation to levels of charges set under subsection (4) above as if those levels of charges had been set in accordance with the provisions of that section--
    (a)  by Transport for London, so far as relating to GLA roads or trunk roads, or
    (b)  by the London local authorities, so far as relating to other roads.
    (7)  Regulations under subsection (4) above are without prejudice to the duties imposed on Transport for London and the London local authorities by section 74(1) above; but where the Secretary of State makes any such regulations--
    (a)  Transport for London, if the regulations relate to GLA roads or trunk roads, or
    (b)  the London local authorities, if the regulations relate to other roads,
must not make any further submission to the Mayor of London under section 74(3) above until after the expiration of the period of twelve months beginning with the day on which the regulations are made.")
 
  
After Clause 220
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XG     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" . After section 76 of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (special parking areas) there shall be inserted--Variation of special parking areas by the Mayor.
1991 c. 40.
 Variation of special parking areas by Mayor of London.     76A.--(1) At any time when an order under section 76 above designating the whole or any part of a London authority's area as a special parking area is in force, the Mayor of London may by order under this subsection amend the order so as to vary the area which for the time being constitutes the special parking area.
 
    (2)  No order may be made under subsection (1) above without the consent of every London local authority which is the traffic authority for a road which the order has the effect of bringing within, or removing from, the special parking area concerned.
 
    (3)  An order under subsection (1) above must not be such as to bring within a special parking area--
    (a)  any area specified in an order under this paragraph made by the Secretary of State; or
    (b)  the whole or any part of a Royal Park, except with the consent of the Secretary of State.
    (4)  No area may be specified in an order under subsection (3)(a) above unless the Secretary of State is satisfied that it is expedient, on grounds of national security, that no part of that area should be included in a special parking area.
 
      (5)  In this section "Royal Park" means any park to which the Parks Regulation Act 1872 applies (see sections 1 and 3 of the Parks Regulation (Amendment) Act 1926).")1872 c. 15.
1926 c. 36.
  
Clause 221
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
297XGA     Page 121, line 18, after ("road") insert ("outside the City of London") 
297XGB     Page 121, line 20, after second ("road") insert ("outside the City of London") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XH     Page 121, line 32, at end insert-- 
 
    ("""Minister of the Crown" has the same meaning as in the Ministers of the Crown Act 1975;".")
1975 c. 26.
297XJ     Page 121, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  In subsection (6) (power to make orders or regulations to be exercisable by statutory instrument) after "conferred by this Part" there shall be inserted "on a Minister of the Crown".
 
  
Clause 223
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XK     Page 122, line 37, leave out ("the Greater London Authority") and insert ("Transport for London") 
297XL     Page 122, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  After subsection (5), there shall be inserted--
        (6)  For the purposes of this section, the area of Transport for London is Greater London."
 
  
After Clause 223
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XM     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1) Section 95 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (appointment of traffic wardens) shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  After subsection (4) (which confers power to employ traffic wardens to act as parking attendants at certain street parking places) there shall be inserted--
        (4A)  For the purposes of subsection (4) above, Transport for London is a local authority."")
Exercise by traffic wardens of functions of parking attendants.
1984 c. 27.
  
Clause 224
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
297XMA*       Page 123, line 2, leave out ("affect,") and insert ("substantially affect traffic flows on or the operation of,") 
297XMB*       Page 123, line 3, after ("to") insert ("have such") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
297XMC     Page 123, line 7, 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.") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
297XMD*       Page 123, line 46, leave out from beginning to end of line 7 on page 124 
  
Clause 225
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     The Lord Whitty gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 225 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 226
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XN     Page 125, line 8, leave out ("definition") and insert ("definitions") 
297XP     Page 125, line 9, leave out ("place") and insert ("places") 
297XQ     Page 125, line 11, at end insert-- 
 
    ("""trunk road" has the same meaning as in the Highways Act 1980 (see section 329(1) of that Act)".")
1980 c. 66.
  
Clause 227
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
297XR     Page 125, line 39, leave out from beginning to ("shall") in line 41 and insert ("In subsections (6) and (7) below "relevant local plans" means any local plans prepared or in the course of preparation by a London borough council or the Common Council under section 54 of the Road Traffic Act 1991.1991 c. 40.
     (6)  To the extent that they relate to roads which are or become GLA roads, within the meaning of the Highways Act 1980, any relevant local plans shall, until such time as they are superseded by the transport strategy, continue in force and have effect as if they were prepared or, as the case may be, in the course of preparation as part of that strategy.
 
    (7)  To the extent that they relate to roads other than those mentioned in subsection (6) above, any relevant local plans")
1980 c. 66.
 
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