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SCHEDULE 18
 
  TRANSFER TO SRA OF BR'S FUNCTIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORT POLICE
  PART I
  FUNCTIONS
 
British Transport Commission Act 1949 (c.xxix)
     1. The British Transport Commission Act 1949 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     2. - (1) Section 53 (transport police), in its application to England and Wales, is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1)-
 
 
    (a) for "British Railways Board" substitute "Strategic Rail Authority", and
 
    (b) for "that Board" substitute "that Authority".
      (3) In subsection (1A)-
 
 
    (a) for "British Railways Board" substitute "Strategic Rail Authority", and
 
    (b) for "that Board" substitute "that Authority".
      (4) In subsection (2) (as substituted by section 25(2) of the British Railways Act 1978)-
 
 
    (a) in paragraph (c), for "Commission" substitute "Authority", and
 
    (b) in paragraph (e), for the words from "which authority" to "is hereby" substitute "which authority any justice or the Chief Constable of the British Transport Police Force is hereby".
      (5) In subsection (3)-
 
 
    (a) for "British Railways Board" (in each place) substitute "Strategic Rail Authority", and
 
    (b) for "that Board" (in both places) substitute "that Authority".
     3. - (1) Section 53, in its application to Scotland, is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1)-
 
 
    (a) after the definition of "the approved scheme" insert-
 
    ""the Authority" means the Strategic Rail Authority;", and
 
    (b) in the definition of "the Boards" omit "the British Railways Board".
      (3) In subsection (2)-
 
 
    (a) for "any one or more" insert "the Authority or either or both", and
 
    (b) after "recommended to him" insert "by the Authority or".
      (4) In subsection (4)(a)-
 
 
    (a) in sub-paragraph (i), for "any" substitute "the Authority or either", and
 
    (b) in sub-paragraph (ii), for "British Railways Board" substitute "the Authority".
      (5) In subsection (5)-
 
 
    (a) for "Any one or more" substitute "The Authority or either or both",
 
    (b) after the first "except with the consent of" insert "the Authority or, as the case may be,", and
 
    (c) for "British Railways Board" substitute "the Authority".
 
British Transport Commission Act 1962 (c.xlii)
     4. - (1) Section 43 of the British Transport Commission Act 1962 (constables) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) Omit subsection (1).
 
      (3) In subsection (2), for "the said section 53" substitute "section 53 (constables) of the Act of 1949".
 
 
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c.60)
     5. In section 6 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (stop and search powers: statutory undertakers etc.), in subsection (1A) (transport police), for "by the British Railways Board" substitute "by the Strategic Rail Authority".
 
 
Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (c. 53)
     6. - (1) Section 14 of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (arrangements for policing of tunnel system) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (2) (power of Board to provide constables or other assistance), for "Railways Board" substitute "Strategic Rail Authority".
 
      (3) In subsection (5) (payments by Kent police authority)-
 
 
    (a) for "Railways Board" substitute "Strategic Rail Authority", and
 
    (b) for "Board" substitute "Authority".
 
Railways Act 1993 (c.43)
     7. The Railways Act 1993 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     8. In section 132 (scheme for organisation etc. of transport police), in subsection (1), in subsection (2) (in both places) and in subsections (3) and (4), for "Board" substitute "Authority".
 
     9. In section 133(1) (terms and conditions of employment of transport police)-
 
 
    (a) omit "continue to", and
 
    (b) for "Board" substitute "Authority".
     10. In paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 10 (power of Secretary of State, after consultation with Board and others, to amend existing scheme for organisation of transport police), for "Board" (in both places) substitute "Authority".
 
 
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