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Approval of plans by the Mayor.     131. - (1) Each London borough council shall submit its local implementation plan to the Mayor for his approval.
 
      (2) The Mayor may approve any local implementation plan submitted to him under subsection (1) above.
 
      (3) The Mayor shall not approve a local implementation plan submitted to him under subsection (1) above unless he considers-
 
 
    (a) that the local implementation plan is consistent with the transport strategy,
 
    (b) that the proposals contained in the local implementation plan are adequate for the purposes of the implementation of the transport strategy, and
 
    (c) that the timetable for implementing those proposals, and the date by which those proposals are to be implemented, are adequate for those purposes.
Power of the Mayor to prepare a plan.     132. - (1) Where it appears to the Mayor that a London borough council has failed-
 
 
    (a) to prepare a local implementation plan in accordance with the requirements of section 130 above, or
 
    (b) to submit a local implementation plan to him for approval under section 131 above,
  the Mayor may issue to the council a direction under section 138 below requiring the council to do so within such period as the Mayor shall specify in the direction.
 
      (2) Where the Mayor has issued a direction of the kind mentioned in subsection (1) above, but the council has not complied with the direction within a reasonable time, the Mayor may prepare a local implementation plan on behalf of the council.
 
      (3) Where the Mayor refuses to approve under subsection (2) of section 131 above a local implementation plan, the London borough council which submitted the plan shall prepare a new local implementation plan and submit it to the Mayor under subsection (1) of that section, unless the Mayor notifies the council that he intends to exercise his powers under subsection (4) below.
 
      (4) Where the Mayor-
 
 
    (a) refuses to approve a local implementation plan under section 131 above, and
 
    (b) has served on the London borough council who prepared the local implementation plan a notice under subsection (3) above,
  the Mayor may prepare a local implementation plan on behalf of the council.
 
      (5) Where the Mayor prepares a local implementation plan on behalf of a London borough council, he shall in preparing the plan consult-
 
 
    (a) the council on whose behalf he is preparing the plan,
 
    (b) the relevant Commissioner or, if the Mayor considers it appropriate, both Commissioners,
 
    (c) Transport for London,
 
    (d) such organisations representative of disabled persons as the Mayor considers appropriate, and
 
    (e) each other London borough council whose area is in the opinion of the Mayor likely to be affected by the plan.
      (6) A local implementation plan prepared by the Mayor under this section shall include the matters required to be contained or included in the plan under section 130(1) and (3) above by a London borough council.
 
      (7) Where the Mayor prepares a local implementation plan on behalf of a London borough council, he may recover from the council as a civil debt any reasonable expenses incurred by him in preparing the plan.
 
      (8) In subsection (5)(b) above, the "relevant Commissioner" means-
 
 
    (a) in relation to a local implementation plan prepared on behalf of the Common Council, the Commissioner of Police for the City of London, and
 
    (b) in relation to a local implementation plan prepared on behalf of a council other than the Common Council, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.
Revision.     133. - (1) A London borough council may at any time prepare such revisions as it considers appropriate to the council's local implementation plan.
 
      (2) Where the Mayor revises the transport strategy under section 33(2) above, each London borough council shall as soon as reasonably practicable after the Mayor has published the transport strategy as revised prepare such revisions to the council's local implementation plan as it considers are necessary in order to implement that strategy in its area.
 
      (3) Where a London borough council considers that no revisions are required to be prepared under subsection (2) above the council shall notify the Mayor.
 
      (4) For the purposes of this section, the "local implementation plan", in relation to any London borough council, means whichever of the following has been most recently approved, or as the case may be, prepared, by the Mayor, namely-
 
 
    (a) a local implementation plan prepared by the council and approved by the Mayor under section 131 above;
 
    (b) a local implementation plan, as proposed by the council to be revised, approved by the Mayor under that section; and
 
    (c) a local implementation plan or revised local implementation plan prepared by the Mayor on behalf of the council.
Procedure for revision.     134. - (1) In preparing any revisions under section 133 above a London borough council shall consult the bodies and persons required to be consulted under subsection (2) of section 130 above, taking the references in paragraph (d) of that subsection and in subsection (5) of that section to the local implementation plan as references to revisions under section 133 above.
 
      (2) Each local implementation plan as proposed to be revised shall include the matters specified in section 130(1) and (3) above.
 
      (3) The provisions of section 131 above shall apply to a London borough council's local implementation plan as proposed to be revised as they apply to the council's local implementation plan.
 
 
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