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After Clause 231
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  . After section 301 of the Highways Act 1980 there shall be inserted--Consultation between Secretary of State and highway authority over certain proposals for Royal Parks or highways.
1980 c. 66.
 Royal Parks or highways in London affected by proposals relating to the other.     301B.--(1) The Secretary of State shall not exercise any of his functions in relation to the management of roads or traffic in a Royal Park in such a way as to affect a highway in Greater London unless he has consulted the highway authority for the highway about the exercise of those functions in that way.
 
    (2)  A highway authority shall not exercise any of its functions in relation to a highway in Greater London in such a way as to affect a Royal Park unless it has consulted the Secretary of State about the exercise of those functions in that way.
 
    (3)  The duty imposed by subsection (1) or (2) shall not apply if it would not be reasonably practicable for the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the highway authority to consult the other before exercising functions; but, in such a case, as soon as practicable after so exercising functions the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the highway authority shall inform the other that those functions have been so exercised.
 
      (4)  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.
  
After Clause 232
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" . After section 124 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 there shall be inserted--GLA side roads.
1984 c. 27.
 <~et>GLA side roads.     124A.--(1) The Secretary of State may by order designate roads or proposed roads as roads which are to be GLA side roads. 
      (2)  Any road or proposed road so designated shall become a GLA side road on such date as may be specified in the order.
 
    (3)  A road may only be a GLA side road if it has a junction with--
    (a)  a GLA road; or
    (b)  another road which has a junction with a GLA road.
    (4)  A road or proposed road shall not be a GLA side road if it is a trunk road or other highway for which the Secretary of State is the highway authority.
 
    (5)  A road may only be a GLA side road if and to the extent that the appropriate authority considers it appropriate for the road to be a GLA side road in the interests of the management of traffic and the control of the waiting and loading of vehicles on or in the immediate vicinity of GLA roads.
 
      (6)  The Secretary of State may by order make provision for or in connection with applying in relation to GLA side roads, with such modifications as he thinks fit, the provisions of sections 14B and 14C of the Highways Act 1980 (orders changing what are GLA roads and certification and records of GLA roads).
 
    (7)  The provision that may be made under subsection (6) above is subject to subsections (3) to (5) above.
 
    (8)  In this section "the appropriate authority" means--
    (a)  in relation to an order under subsection (1) above, the Secretary of State;
1980 c. 66.
  
    (b)  in relation to an order made by the Greater London Authority under section 14B of the Highways Act 1980, as applied under subsection (6) above, the Mayor of London; and
    (c)  in relation to confirmation of such an order by the Secretary of State under that section as so applied, the Secretary of State.
    (9)  Any reference in any provision of this Act or any other enactment to a GLA side road shall be construed as a reference to a road in Greater London which is for the time being a GLA side road by virtue of--
    (a)  an order made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) above; or
1980 c. 66.
  
    (b)  an order made by the Greater London Authority under section 14B of the Highways Act 1980, as applied by an order under subsection (6) above.
    (10)  Any functions conferred or imposed on the Greater London Authority in relation to GLA side roads shall be functions of the Authority which are exercisable by the Mayor of London acting on behalf of the Authority.
 
    (11)  Subsection (10) above does not apply in relation to any functions expressly conferred on the London Assembly.
 
    (12)  Any power of the Secretary of State to make an order under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; and a statutory instrument containing any such order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament."")
1980 c. 66.
  
Clause 235
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 132, line 19, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any reference in this section to a GLA road includes a reference to a GLA side road.")
 
  
Clause 241
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 137, leave out lines 10 and 11 
  
Clause 247
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 142, line 25, at end insert-- 
 
    ("""GLA side road" has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (see sections 124A(9) and section 142(1) of that Act;";")
1984 c. 27.
     Page 142, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(1C)  In this Part of this Act, any reference to a GLA road includes a reference to a GLA side road."")
 
  
Clause 252
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 146, line 10, after ("road"") insert ("(subject to subsection (4) below)") 
     Page 146, line 11, at end insert--
    ("""GLA side road" shall be construed in accordance with section 124A(9) of this Act;";")
 
     Page 146, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  At the end of section 142 there shall be added--
        (4)  Any reference in this Act to a GLA road includes a reference to a GLA side road."")
 
  
After Clause 252
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  . After section 132 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 there shall be inserted--Consultation by Secretary of State and traffic authority over certain proposals for Royal Parks or highways.
1984 c. 27.
 <~et>Royal Parks or highways in London affected by proposals relating to the other.     132AA.--(1) The Secretary of State shall not exercise any of his functions in relation to the management of roads or traffic in a Royal Park in such a way as to affect a highway in Greater London unless he has consulted-- 
  
    (a)  the traffic authority for the highway, and
 
  
    (b)  Transport for London,
 
 
    about the exercise of those functions in that way.
 
      (2)  The duty imposed by subsection (1) shall not apply if it would not be reasonably practicable for the Secretary of State to consult the traffic authority or Transport for London before exercising functions; but, in such a case, as soon as practicable after so exercising functions the Secretary of State shall inform the traffic authority and Transport for London that those functions have been so exercised.
 
    (3)  A traffic authority shall not exercise any of its functions in relation to a highway in Greater London in such a way as to affect a Royal Park unless it has consulted the Secretary of State about the exercise of those functions in that way.
 
    (4)  The duty imposed by subsection (3) shall not apply if it would not be reasonably practicable for the traffic authority to consult the Secretary of State before exercising functions; but, in such a case, as soon as practicable after so exercising functions the highway authority shall inform the Secretary of State that those functions have been so exercised.
 
      (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 253
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 147, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any reference in this section to a GLA road includes a reference to a GLA side road.")
 
  
Schedule 18
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 275, line 12, leave out from ("road"") to end of line 13 and insert ("includes a reference to a GLA side road;") 
  
Clause 257
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 148, line 18, at end insert--
    ("(bb)  facilitating the transfer of functions, property, rights or liabilities to Transport for London from any other body or person from whom they are or may be so transferred under or by virtue of this Act; or")
 
  
Schedule 27
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 347, line 30, at end insert-- 
 ("PART IIA 
 THE TRANSPORT USERS' COMMITTEe 
 
ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1974 c. 7.The Local Government Act 1974.In section 25(1), the word "and" preceding paragraph (d).
 
  
Clause 361
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 200, line 26, at end insert (", unless the context otherwise requires,") 
     Page 201, line 1, at end insert-- 
 
    ("GLA road" has the same meaning as in the Highways Act 1980 (see sections 329(1) and 14D(1) of that Act);")
1980 c. 66.
     Page 201, line 1, at end insert-- 
 
    (""GLA side road" has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (see sections 124A(9) and section 142(1) of that Act;")
1984 c. 27.
 
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