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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Transport Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 1, line 11, leave out ("he thinks") 
     Page 1, line 16, leave out ("will not find it unduly difficult to finance") and insert ("are capable of") 
     Page 1, line 21, leave out ("only") 
     Page 1, line 27, leave out ("the Secretary of State thinks it") 
     Page 2, line 3, leave out ("in the manner he thinks is reasonable") 
     Page 2, line 6, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD PEYTON OF YEOVIL
 
     Page 2, line 9, leave out ("it thinks") 
  
After Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1) If a notice given by the CAA to a licence holder so provides, such air traffic services as are specified in the notice are to be treated as not being authorised services for the purposes of section 8 in its application to that holder.
 
    (2)  A notice under subsection (1) may specify the air traffic services by reference to part of a licensed area.
 
    (3)  A notice under this section may be modified or revoked by a further notice given by the CAA to the holder concerned.")
Power to exclude services from effect of section 8.
  
Clause 32
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 21, line 29, at end insert--
    ("(ee)  the terms of every notice given under section (Power to exclude services from effect of section 8);")
 
  
Clause 104
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 63, line 43, leave out from ("strategies") to end of line 4 on page 64 
     Page 64, line 10, at end insert--
 
    ("(3A)  The authority or authorities must be satisfied that both the provision of those facilities and the provision of local services of that standard will--
    (a)  improve the quality of local services provided in the whole or any part of their area, or combined area, by bringing benefits to persons using those services, or
    (b)  reduce or limit traffic congestion, noise or air pollution.
    (3B)  A quality partnership scheme may not be made unless the authority or authorities have complied with the notice and consultation requirements imposed by section 105.")
 
     Page 64, line 45, leave out ("(2) and (3)") and insert ("(3) and (3B)") 
  
Clause 105
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 65, line 13, leave out ("proposed") 
  
After Clause 108
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1) The appropriate national authority may by regulations make provision about the specifying in quality partnership schemes of facilities which are already being provided before the schemes are proposed ("existing facilities").
 
    (2)  The regulations may in particular--
    (a)  provide that existing facilities may not be specified if they were being provided before a date prescribed by, or determined in accordance with, the regulations,
    (b)  provide that particular existing facilities or classes of existing facilities may not be specified (whenever they were first provided),
    (c)  provide that particular existing facilities or classes of existing facilities may be specified only in circumstances prescribed by the regulations,
    (d)  provide that, in circumstances prescribed by the regulations, particular existing facilities or classes of existing facilities may be specified only with the consent of a person prescribed by, or determined in accordance with, the regulations, and
    (e)  make provision modifying any provision of sections 105 to 107 in relation to schemes which specify existing facilities.")
Regulations about schemes involving existing facilities.
  
Clause 110
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 68, line 6, leave out ("that in section 104(1))") and insert ("those in section 104(1) and (3A))") 
     Page 68, line 27, leave out ("(3)") and insert ("(3B)") 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 77, line 4, leave out from ("tickets)") to end of line 14 and insert ("of any of the descriptions which may by covered by a ticketing scheme and to which the scheme applies.
 
    (3A)  The descriptions of tickets which may be covered by a ticketing scheme are--
    (a)  tickets entitling the holder to make more than one journey on particular local services or on local services of a class specified in the scheme (whether or not operated by the same person),
    (b)  tickets entitling the holder to make a particular journey on two or more local services (whether or not operated by the same person),
    (c)  where a particular journey could be made on local services provided by any of two or more operators, tickets entitling the holder to make the journey on whichever service the holder chooses, and
    (d)  tickets entitling the holder to make a journey, or more than one journey, involving both travel on one or more local services and travel by one or more connecting rail or tram services.
    (3B)  A connecting rail or tram service, in relation to a ticketing scheme, is a service for the carriage of passengers by railway or by tramway (or by both) which runs between--
    (a)  a station or stopping place at or in the vicinity of which local services stop and which serves any part of the area to which the ticketing scheme relates, and
    (b)  any other place.
    (3C)  Different arrangements may be specified in a ticketing scheme for different cases.")
 
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 77, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  If the scheme applies to tickets within section 124(3A)(d), it may only be made with the agreement of the operators of the connecting rail or tram services concerned.")
 
     Page 77, line 43, leave out from ("services") to ("and") in line 44 and insert ("or services for the carriage of passengers by railway or by tramway (or by both) who would, in the opinion of the authority or authorities, be affected by it,
    (  )  to the Strategic Rail Authority if it applies to tickets within section 124(3A)(d),")
 
     Page 78, line 6, leave out from ("operation") to end of line 7 
  
Clause 133
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 80, line 25, after ("person") insert ("or disabled person") 
  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 81, line 4, at end insert--
    (""disabled person" means a person who--
          (a)  is blind, that is, so blind as to be unable to perform any work for which sight is essential,
          (b)  is partially sighted, that is, with sight impaired to such an extent that he cannot reasonably accurately estimate the size and speed of movement of vehicular traffic,
          (c)  is deaf,
          (d)  is without speech,
          (e)  has a disability, or has suffered an injury, which seriously impairs his ability to walk,
          (f)  is without the use of both arms (whether by reason of the absence of those limbs or for any other reason),
          (g)  has a learning disability, that is, a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning, or
 
 
          (h)  would, if he applied for the grant of a licence to drive a motor vehicle under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988, have his application refused pursuant to section 92 of that Act (physical fitness),")
1988 c. 52.
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 81, line 46, at end insert ("and any disabled person)") 
  
Clause 139
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
     Page 84, line 11, leave out subsection (2) and insert--
 
    ("(  )  Section 240 (travel concessions on journeys in and around Greater London) is amended as follows.
 
    (  )  In subsections (1) and (2), for "any persons eligible to receive them in accordance with subsection (5) below" substitute "such of the persons eligible to receive them in accordance with subsection (5) below as are specified in the arrangements".
 
    (  )  In subsection (5), for paragraph (c) substitute--
      (c)  who are partially sighted, that is, whose sight is impaired to such an extent that they cannot reasonably accurately estimate the size and speed of movement of vehicular traffic;
      (d)  who are deaf;
      (e)  who are without speech;
      (f)  who have a disability, or have suffered an injury, which seriously impairs their ability to walk;
      (g)  who are without the use of both arms (whether by reason of the absence of those limbs or for any other reason);
      (h)  who have a learning disability, that is, a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning; or
 
 
      (i)  who, if they applied for the grant of a licence to drive a motor vehicle under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988, would have their applications refused pursuant to section 92 of that Act (physical fitness).
    (  )  In section 241(1) (reserve free travel scheme), after "provided for" insert "all".")
1988 c. 52.
     Page 84, line 19, leave out from ("to") to ("specified") in line 20 and insert ("them to include the concession") 
     Page 84, line 26, leave out ("After subsection (7)") and insert ("In subsection (7), for "the categories of such residents mentioned in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c)" substitute "a category specified in any one of the paragraphs".
 
    (  )  After that subsection")
 
     Page 84, line 27, leave out from beginning to ("a") in line 28 and insert ("The travel concession which must be included is") 
     Page 84, leave out lines 42 to 44 
     Page 85, line 6, leave out from first ("to") to end of line 9 and insert ("an eligible London resident of the travel concession specified in section 242(8) above."") 
 
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